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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: ONGOING EMS

Monday Dec 12, 2016 11:00 AM |

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

FVXX20 at 10:56 UTC, 12/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161212/1054Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/455

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NAM WINDS. VOLCANO
WEB
CAMERA. OVSICORI-UNA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING EMS

OBS VA DTG:
12/1015Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL140 145/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1630Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
12/2230Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0430Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. NO
VA IS OBSERVED IN
IMAGERY ALTHOUGH THERE ARE EXTENSIVE WX
CLOUDS
PRESENT. OVSICORI-UNI AND WEB CAMERA INDICATES
CONTINUING VA
EMS. ...SCHWARTZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161212/1700Z

Previous news
Sunday, Dec 11, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Dec 09, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash emission from Turrialba yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA / facebook)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano continues to be restless with intermittent mild eruptive phases. After 5 days of no visible activity, it restarted to emit low-energy plumes of gas, steam and ash yesterday. ... [more]
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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