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

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica) activity update: intense degassing, small phreatic eruption on 12 April

Saturday Apr 14, 2012 09:28 AM | BY: T
Previous news
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012
A nocturnal visit to the West Crater of Turrialba volcano on 2 February by volcanologists from OVSICORI-UNA revealed several incandescent spots: The SW vent (Boca 2010), N vent (Boca 2011) and the SE vent (Boca 2012) show differential gas and vapor outputs, while showing different incandescence levels. The latter one (opened on January 12th ) registers temperatures above 700ºC. read all
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012
A new small ash eruption occurred today (19 Jan 2012), recorded along with an increase in seismicity. The eruption lasted about 20 minutes. ... read all
Saturday, Jan 14, 2012
The Observatory Simológico Volcano of Costa Rica (OVSICORI-UNA) confirmed that a new ash eruption occurred at Turrialba volcano in the afternoon around 15h20 on 12 Jan. ... read all
Friday, Jan 13, 2012
Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica) opened a new vent on 12 January 2012 as the result of an overpressure on the southeast flank of the West Crater. ... read all
Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010
OVSICORI reports that incandescence was observed at Turrialba for the first time. This read all

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