Articles tagged "costa rica volcanoes"

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Strong hydrothermal explosion at Rincon de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica

A strong hydrothermal explosion took place at Costa Rica's Rincon de la Vieja volcano at 16:16 UTC (10:16 LT) on April 19, 2020. According to OVSICORI-UNA, a steam and ash plume rose approximately 1 500 m (4 900 feet) above the crater. This is 3 416 m (11 200...

April 21, 2020

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Hydrothermal eruption at Poas volcano, Costa Rica

A hydrothermal eruption, lasting 25 minutes, started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano early September 23, 2019 (UTC). ​According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption started at 20:59 local time on September 22...

September 24, 2019

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Eruption at Poas volcano forces closure of national park, Costa Rica

A notable eruption started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on February 11, 2019, with persistent low-level ash emission and crater incandescence. The eruptive column reached 200 m (650 feet) above the crater or 2 908 m (9 540 feet) above sea level. The eruption...

February 12, 2019

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First earthquake swarm under dormant Tenorio volcano, national park closed, Costa Rica

More than 40 earthquakes have been registered under dormant Tenorio volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica after a major earthquake in the Caribbean Sea on January 10, 2018. The event forced authorities to temporarily close the Tenorio Volcano National Park. This is the...

January 12, 2018

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Large group of tourists evacuated from Costa Rica's Poas volcano

Increased volcanic activity at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on Sunday, April 9, 2017, forced authorities to evacuate a large group of tourists. The last eruptive activity of this volcano was reported in July 2016. According to the park rangers, the evacuation took...

April 10, 2017

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Eruptive activity resumes at Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano

The eruptive activity at Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano has resumed over the weekend with constant vapor, gas and ash explosions. UCR's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio M. Mora said that ash and vapor spewings of almost 500 m (1...

January 31, 2017