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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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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

Sunday Apr 16, 2017 22:45 PM |

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

FVXX23 at 22:29 UTC, 16/04/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170416/2226Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/120

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EM

OBS VA DTG:
16/2145Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL175 090/5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0400Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
17/1000Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1600Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. CONS
PLUME OF LGT VA,
STEAM, AND GAS RISING APRX 2000M ABOVE SUMMIT.
DIR
DOES NOT AGREE WITH MODELS BUT WEB CAM VIEW
INDICATES EM MOV W. VA
NOT DETECTABLE IN STLT
DUE TO WX CLDS. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL
BE ISSUED BY 20170417/0430Z

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