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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: ONGOING EMS

Sat, 17 Jun 2017, 01:00
01:00 AM |
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 17 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 17 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 00:56 UTC, 17/06/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170617/0054Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA
345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/174

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING EMS

OBS VA DTG:
17/0015Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL140 315/5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0630Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
17/1230Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1830Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. NO
VA IS OBSERVED IN
IMAGERY ALTHOUGH THERE ARE WX CLOUDS
PRESENT.
WEBCAMERA SHOWS EMS OF GASES AND VA. OVISCORI-UNA
REPORTED EMS
EARLIER TODAY. ...SCHWARTZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20170617/0700Z

Previous news
Wed, 24 May 2017, 12:05
During 17-23 May, seismic activity at the volcano was low. Occasional ash emission occurred and rose as high as 1 km above the vent. Light ashfall was reported in El Tapojo and Juan Viñas (15 km SSE) during 17-18 May, and in Capellades (along with a strong sulfur odor) during 19-20 May. ... read all
 

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