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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: CONS VA EM.

Tuesday Nov 08, 2016 12:45 PM |

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

FVXX20 at 12:43 UTC, 08/11/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161108/1241Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA 345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/372

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 08/1145Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1002 W08347 - N1001 W08346
- N0949 W08356 - N0953 W08401 - N1002 W08347 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1800Z SFC/FL140 N1002 W08346
- N1001 W08345 - N0941 W08358 - N0949 W08409 -
N1002 W08346

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/0000Z SFC/FL140 N1002
W08346 - N1001 W08344 - N0935 W08400 - N0943
W08408 - N1002 W08346

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/0600Z SFC/FL N1003 W08346 -
N0947 W08403 - N0951 W08405 - N1000 W08410 -
N1003 W08346

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. VA PLUME EXTENDING 17
NM SW OF THE SUMMIT. LITTLE CHANGE FORECAST
THROUGH 12 HRS. ...SZATANEK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161108/1845Z

Previous news
Steam and ash plume from Turrialba on 4 Nov 2016 (image: Arnon Rodríguez Campos via RSN / facebook)
Sunday, Nov 06, 2016
The volcano's activity has been fairly constant over the past weeks. It continues to erupt near-constant ash and steam plumes reaching up to 500-1000 m height and drifting into various directions (mostly to the west). ... [more]

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