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Poás Volcano Eruption Monday (Video)

The Poás volcano registered activity on Monday afternoon. The Ovsicori Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica) published a video in which it shows the colossus activity at 2:39 pm local time. On Sunday, both the Poás and Turrialba had eruptions with plumes of ash.

Turrialba Continues Spewing Ash

Although the intensity of the ash eruptions has been reduced in comparison with the last five days, the Turrialba volcano remains active. On Saturday night the colossus stopped all activity, but Sunday morning the volcano emanated ash again. The ash column rose some 300 meters...

Turrialba Volcano Eruption December 12 (Photo and Video)

The Turrialba volcano experienced an important eruption in the early hours of Wednesday (December 12) morning. Ash blew up to 500 meters above the crater during the event, causing a delay in some flights at the San Jose airport, the first time this year. 

Turrialba Volcano Eruption Delays Flights At San Jose Airport Wednesday Morning

The presence of ash from the Turrialba volcano in the vicinity of the Juan Santamaría (San Jose) airport affected the departure of at least five flights this Wednesday morning, confirmed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the operations department of Aeris, the airport...

Turrialba Continues With Eruptions

The Turrialba volcano had an intermittent activity during this week, passive eruptions as the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) describes them. The passive activity continued into the weekend. On Sunday, at 2:40 pm, it had an eruption lasting about an hour, generating...

Turrialba Volcano Seen From Paraiso This Monday Morning

The Turrialba Volcano seen from Paraiso (Cartago) this Monday morning, Octobe 16, 2018. (@TooGAmboa2) El #VolcanTurrialba visto desde Paraíso en este momento pic.twitter.com/FS4QgK78aJ — 🇨🇷@TicoTrafico (@TicoTrafico) October 15, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  

Volcanologists Get Up Close To The Turrialba Volcano (Photos and Video)

Using a drone a group of volcanologists calling themselves Volcanes sin Fronteras (Volcanos Without Borders) were able to give us impressive photos and video of the Turrialba volcano. The photos were taken in December 2017 and first two weeks of January 2018, during several inspections...

Is The Turrialba Readying To Blow?

Q COSTA RICA - A video posted Friday morning by the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) - Volcanology and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica - shows how, besides the vapor coming from the crater, a reddish glow could be observed. According to...

Experts Predict The Turrialba With Two More Years of Ashfall or An Eruption

Q COSTA RICA - The materials being spewed out by the Turrialba volcano are chemically similar to those of the previous eruptive cycle, dating back to 1864. In 1863, Danish naturalist Anders Sandow Oersted reported cracks where smoke and vapor emanated from the colossus, while...

Green Alert Issued For Central Valley Effect Of Turrialba Volcano Eruptions

Q COSTA RICA - Strong winds and a sustained eruption by the Turrialba volcano that began on Monday, has resulted in a Green Alert issued by the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - national emergency commission -  for the Central Valley. The scattered ash in...

Turriabla Once Again Plays Havoc With Costa Rica Travel

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The Turrialba volcano is once again playing havoc with travel to and from Costa Rica, a number of airlines cancelling flights and from the Juan Santamaria international airport in San Jose (SJO), due to high levels of ashfall. After several...

Turrialba Volcano Camera Captures Images Of Meteor Fireball Over Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - What was that over the Turrialba volcano? Many Tuesday night were asking for an explanation to a flash of light in the sky, crossing from one side of the frame to the other of the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico...

Central Crater Of The Turrialba Volcano Rose 10 Metres In The Last 2 Years

Q COSTA RICA - The bottom of the central crater of Turrialba volcano rose 10 metres in the last two years, due to erosion and constant eruptions of the colossus, confirm experts of the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori). Of those 10...

Turrialba Blew Its Stack This Morning After 5 Days Of No Activity

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Following days of none and weeks of little activity, this Wednesday morning (Dec. 7), the Turrialba volcano made its presence felt again. The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) reported ash fall in the some areas of...

Is The Turrialba Volcano Ready To Blow? Science Says Maybe

Q COSTA RICA (Sciencemag.org) Last month, researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico hoped to reach the top of Popocatépetl, a 5400-meter-tall volcano near Mexico City, to install monitoring equipment at its summit crater. But El Popo, as locals call it, rebuffed them with...

The Golden Cloud of Ash Of The Turrialba Volcano

(QCOSTARICA) The Turrialba volcano continues its intense eruptive activity. We've seen many photos and videos, one fthe latest, taken on October 27, is stunning. Javier Elizondo, an architect and photograph, was near the erupting volcano, capturing stunning images. The vidoe below is a time lapse...

Turrialba Volcano Continues Constant Eruptive Activity

(QCOSTARICA) The Turrialba volcano maintains a constant eruptive activity, spewing ash and gas to heights of between 500 and 1,000 metres from the crater, says the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) - Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica. The OVSICORI said...

Turrialba Up Close and Personal (Photos)

Dr. Oscar Lücke posted these photos of an up close and personal look of the Red Sismológica Nacional, Costa Rica (RSN) crew while carrying maintenance work on instruments in the area of the top of the Turrialba volcano, on Thursday, October 6, 2016. ...

Turrialba volcano activity continues

(QCOSTARICA) Since the early hours of Monday morning the Turrialba volcano has been continually expelling gas and ash and a rocks, varying its intensity. The volcano is entering its fifth day of constant eruptions, with columns of gas and ash reaching altitudes from 500 to...

All’s Back To Normal At The Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - Since Monday the Turrialba volcano had over 20 significant eruptions, spewing ash and gas up to 4,000 metres (4  kilometres) above the crater, that ended up closing the country's main airport for almost 24 hours. The ash plume this Friday morning was small...

Turrialba Volcano Rumbles On, But Calmly

(QCOSTARICA) The Turrialba volcano continues to rumble on after two days of intense eruptions, spewing ash and gas to heights of some 4,000 metres (4 kilometres or 2.5 miles) above the crater, forcing the shut down of the San Jose airport for almost 24...

San Jose Airport Operations Returning To Normal

(QCOSTARICA) San Jose, 7:35pm. Airport operations at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport are returning to normal, eight airlines announced the resumption of "normal operations" Tuesday afternoon. Another eight airlines said they will be working normally on Wednesday, unless there is a new outpouring of...

Turrialba Volcano Eruption Shuts Down San Jose Airport

(QCOSTARICA) Airport operations at the San Jose international airport were suspended for Monday (Sept. 19) afternoon following the a major eruption of the Turrialba volcano sending a thing cloud of ash into the sky. The temporary closure was lifted for 30 minutes, but authorities decided...

Poas Volcano Eruption on Tuesday

(QCOSTARICA) The Poas volcano, northwest of San Jose, on Tuesday (August 16, 2016), at 2:09pm local time, erupte with a column of gas that rose to a height of 100 metres above the crater (2,808  metres - 9210.24 ft - above sea level). The activity...

Turrialba Volcano Made Two New Eruptions Monday Morning; Two Sunday Night

(QCostarica) The Turrialba, Costa Rica´s most current active volcano, recorded two new eruptions Monday morning, after a night of intense activity. This followed last Friday's (at 3:42 pm) powerful eruption. The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) informed through his Facebook page, that...

“Romeros” Cautioned To Carry Facemasks In The Event Of An Eruption Of The Turrialba Volcano

(QCostarica) In about two weeks, thousands in Costa Rica will be walking to Cartago, taking part in the annual pilgrimage to the Virgen de los Ángeles, known as "romeria" that places place on August 1 & 2. For some it’s a tradition, for...

Turrialba Blows It Stack In Early Morning Eruption

QCOSTARICA - Following days of passive, "normal" eruptive activity, that has ongoing for the past weeks, the Turrialba volcano blew its stack this morning, spewing ash one kilometre above the crater. The 5:10am "important" eruption was the third since Wednesday night, according to the Observatorio...

Turrialba Volcano May Be Ready To “Blow”?

QCOSTARICA - In the last several days the Turrialba volcano has been relatively calm, continuing to spew ash and gases, but, a much reduced rate than the last 'violent' eruption Tuesday night. However, it does not mean we can relax. Nor should we panic. According to...

Volcanic Ash From Costa Rica Sold On Ebay. Really?

QCOSTARICA - In the I wouldn't believe it but it's on Ebay, you can buy ash from Turrialba Volcano explosion last week. The ash is being sold for US$15 dollars, plus US$10 for economy shipping. Here is the Ebay link. The  item descriptions says, "A volcano...

Turrialba Erupts Violently Tuesday Night

QCOSTARICA - Following 24 hours of relative calm, at 9:45pm Tuesday the Turrialba volcano blew its stack in what is being called a "violent" eruption lasting almost 30 minutes, spewing out a column of ash of some 3,500 metres (3.5 kilometres). Coronado, Guadalupe, Heredia, Alajuela,...

Face Masks Recommended With The Presence Of Ash Fall From Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - A pharmacy in Coronado, one of the areas most affected by the ashfall from the eruption of the Turrialba volcano Friday morning, reports selling more than 1,000 face masks in less than two hours. The El Pilar, located by the Coronado park, said...

Early Friday Morning Eruptions At The Turrialba Volcano Spreads Ash In The Central Valley

QCOSTARICA - Two early morning eruptions this Friday by the Turrialba volcano, the first at 6:07am and the second at 7:40am, covered the Central Valley with more ash. The first eruption was mild, while the second sent up a column of ash more than 3.000...

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