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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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1723(?), 1847(?), 1853, 1855, 1861(?), 1864-65, 1866, 2010 (Jan 4) - ongoing
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Explosive.
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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING EMS OF PSBL VA

Tue, 13 Dec 2016, 04:30
04:30 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 04:14 UTC, 13/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161213/0411Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/458

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING EMS OF PSBL VA

OBS
VA DTG: 13/0345Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS SFC/FL125 135/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/1000Z

FCST VA CLD
+12HR: 13/1600Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/2200Z

RMK: PSBL VA SEEN IN WEB
CAM BUT NOTHING SEEN IN
STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS. BASED ON MODELS
ANY
VA WOULD MOVE TWD THE WNW-NW. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20161213/1015Z

Previous news
Wed, 7 Dec 2016, 11:51
Ash emission from Turrialba yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA / facebook)
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. ... read all

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