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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: RESUMPTION OF VA EMS

Wednesday Dec 28, 2016 23:30 PM |

Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 28 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 28 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 23:15 UTC, 28/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161228/2314Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA 345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/492

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: RESUMPTION OF VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 28/2245Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL140 045/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/0500Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/1100Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/1700Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. NO VA IS OBSERVED IN
IMAGERY OR WEBCAM DUE TO THICK WX CLOUDS.
OVSICORI-UNA REPORTS INCREASING SEISMIC ACTIVITY
WITH HEAVY ASHFALL ON SW SLOPE OF VOLCANO AND
LIGHT ASHFALL FURTHER SW OF SUMMIT. ...SCHWARTZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161229/0515Z

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