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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


Costa Rica's Rincón de la Vieja shows signs of increased activity

Costa Rica's Rincon de la Vieja volcano is showing signs of increased activity since September 17, 2014. Phreatic explosions have regularly occurred from the main crater which contains an acid lake. An aerial survey on Friday showed no fresh deposits, which suggests

September 22, 2014

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Rincón de la Vieja volcano visits prohibited due to increased activity

Following an increase in its volcanic activity, visits to the crater of Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, are prohibited until further notice.Volcanologist Raúl Mora, from the National Seismological Network,

July 18, 2012