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Turrialba volcano
Stratovolcano 3340 m (10,958 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.03°N / -83.77°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): new phase of ash emissions

Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 15:31
15:31 PM | BY: T
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano today (RSN)
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano today (RSN)
Eruptive activity at Turrialba today (RSN)
Eruptive activity at Turrialba today (RSN)
A new phase of activity has begun at the volcano. Starting from 20:00 local time yesterday evening, tremor increased, followed by ash emissions since 01:30 this morning.
The activity has been near-continuous and producing a moderately large plume of ash drifting into westerly directions. Light ash fall is expected in downwind areas of the Valle Central.
Previous news
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 10:17
Ash emission from Turrialba yesterday morning (RSN)
Following a 4 days pause in activity, new ash emissions have been occurring from the volcano again since yesterday. read all
Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 15:01
Turrialba seen during a brief window of clear weather today (OVSICORI-UNA webcam)
Activity has decreased significantly during the past days. Since 2 am local time on 27 May, RSN has detected a substantial and abrupt decrease in the level of seismic activity, which also marks the end of the most recent period of frequent, moderate ash emissions. ... read all
Mon, 23 May 2016, 08:03
The eruptive activity of the volcano has remained steady with near-constant ash emissions with occasional increases. According to RSN, the level of seismic activity, dominated by volcanic tremor, gradually increased during Saturday and remained fluctuating yesterday, with an overall stable trend. read all
Fri, 20 May 2016, 16:24
Explosion of Turrialba today (OVSICORI-UNA webcam)
The activity at the volcano has increased during the past days and ash emissions from the active crater with intermittent stronger explosions have been near-continuous since yesterday. ... read all
Mon, 16 May 2016, 19:23
Current seismic signal of Turrialba volcano (VTUN station)
A new phase of ash emissions seems to be in progress at the volcano (which itself has been in clouds, preventing direct observations). read all

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