Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news
Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): continuing mild ash emissions
Mon, 27 Jun 2016, 09:4709:47 AM | BY: T
The volcano continues to produce intermittent mild ash emissions in phases that last several hours to days. During yesterday, ash plumes rose 200-300 meters from the crater and were quickly blown and dispersed to the west.
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano yesterday (RSN)
In short, activity has not changed significantly during the past week. Costa Rica's Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN) records elevated tremor during such episodes and closely follows the volcano's activity.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 15:31
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. read all
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 10:17
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
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
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