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

Turrialba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS OBS

Friday Dec 30, 2016 10:45 AM |

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

FVXX21 at 10:34 UTC, 30/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161230/1032Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/496

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS OBS

OBS VA DTG:
30/0945Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL130 090/15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 30/1600Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
30/2200Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/0400Z

RMK: VA EMS RPRT BY
OVSICORI-UNA. VA NOT OBS IS
STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS. GFS WINDS
ARE
CURRENTLY OUT OF THE NE. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20161230/1630Z

Previous news
Seismic recording from Turrialba (VTUN station / OVSICORI-UNA)
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
Intermittent small ash emissions continue to occur from the volcano. Not all of them are visible (due to weather), but can be inferred from seismic recordings and sometimes light ash falls in nearby downwind areas. ... [more]

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