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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: VA EMS HAS DISP

Monday May 15, 2017 15:30 PM |

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

FVXX21 at 15:26 UTC, 15/05/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170515/1523Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/149

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS HAS DISP

OBS VA DTG: 15/1445Z

OBS
VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: NO
VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: NO VA EXP

RMK: VA
EMS HAS DISP IN WEBCAM. NO VA OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY. ...FISHER

NXT
ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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