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Turrialba volcano
Stratovolcano 3340 m (10,958 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.03°N / -83.77°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Turrialba volcano eruptions:
1723(?), 1847(?), 1853, 1855, 1861(?), 1864-65, 1866, 2010 (Jan 4) - ongoing
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Explosive.
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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): small eruption on Saturday

Tuesday Aug 18, 2015 12:47 PM | BY: T

Eruption at Turrialba volcano on 15 Aug
Eruption at Turrialba volcano on 15 Aug
After 3 months of relative quiet, a small eruption occurred at the volcano on Saturday (15 Aug). At 01:47, an explosion of gas and ash generated a plume that rose 500 m.
The activiy was preceded by more than five hours of sustained volcanic tremor and increased seismic activity since early on 14 Aug.
Previous news
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Several new mild to moderately strong ash eruptions have occurred at the volcano during the past days. ... [more]
Eruption of Turrialba on 4 May with ejected bombs (arrows) (OVSICORI-UNA)
Thursday, May 07, 2015
A new series of weak to moderately powerful eruptions have occurred at the volcano during the past days. ... [more]
Strombolian explosion at Turrialba this morning
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
The ejection of incandescent lava in small strombolian-type explosions has been observed since 03:40 this morning at the volcano's crater. This means that new magma has now arrived at the crater. ... [more]
Ash emissions at Turrialba volcano yesterday afternoon
Monday, Apr 20, 2015
Sporadic ash emissions have continued to occur during the previous days at the volcano. ... [more]
Eruption at Turrialba on 5 April 2015
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2015
A new phase of explosive activity occurred at the volcano during the past days. It has calmed down again since yesterday, but new eruptions could (and are likely to) occur any time. Steaming and incandescence are visible from the crater. ... [more]

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