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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSSIBLE ONGOING EM

Tuesday Oct 18, 2016 18:45 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 18:42 UTC, 18/10/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161018/1838Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/278

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS.
SEISMIC
DETECTION. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE
ONGOING EM

OBS VA DTG: 18/1815Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM
SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL150 E/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0030Z


FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0630Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1230Z

RMK: T+0
CONFIDENCE IS LOW. VA EM NOT SEEN IN
STLT AND WEB CAM IMAGERY DUE TO
WX CLDS.
SEISMOGRAPH SHOWS INCREASED LEVELS OF SEISMIC ACT
WI THE LAST
5 HRS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161019/0045Z

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