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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: PSBL VA EMS

Sunday May 14, 2017 09:00 AM |

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

FVXX21 at 08:56 UTC, 14/05/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170514/0853Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA 345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/143

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 14/0815Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL125 225/5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1430Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/2030Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0230Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. NO VA IS OBSERVED IN
IMAGERY ALTHOUGH THERE ARE WX CLOUDS PRESENT.
WEBCAMERA SHOWS EMS OF GASES AND PSBL VA TO 500M
ABOVE SUMMIT. ...SCHWARTZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170514/1500Z

Previous news
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 12, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 12, 2017
A small explosion occurred at the volcano at 17:00 local time on 5 May. An ash plume rose 500 m above the crater and drifted SW. Two seismic events occurred at 17:02 and 18:20 and might or might not have been accompanied by eruptions. ... [more]
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, May 07, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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