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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...

Ash Concentrations Are Within Expectations Say Experts

QCOSTARICA - For the concerned about the ash all around us especially during these past several days, experts says the quantity of ash must be very and high and be prolonged, to affect us. Studies by the Laboratorio de Análisis Químico Atmosférico de la Universidad...

Central Valley Wrapped In a Gray Cloud With The Eruption of Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - A strong eruption of the Turrialba volcano occurred at 1:19am this Thursday, spewing gases, aerosols, hot rocks and ash covering many areas of the Central Valley. Falling ash was reported in areas of San Jose, Coronado, Ipis, San Pedro Montes de Oca, San...

UFO Visits Costa Rica After Turrialba Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - The Turrialba Volcano in Costa Rica’s Cartago Province violently erupted on March 12, 2015. Numerous explosions over the next several days sent ash clouds into the air. On March 15, a camera recording the eruptions picked up a UFO darting through the clouds....

The Weather Continues To Batter Limon

(QCOSTARICA) Several communities in the province of Limon continue to be battered by heavy rains. In some places like Gali, Cuatro Millas and Manguita, the water is up to a metre high. In Matina and Estrada, the raging waters broke through the dykes, flooding at...

Ruta 32 Once Again Closed Due To Heavy Rain

(QCOSTARICA) The heavy rain has once again caused the closure of the Ruta 32, between San Jose and Guapiles, causing landslides between kilometres 24 and 41. This is the third complete closure in the last two weeks, the first occurring on June 20. The ministerio de...

Hear The Rumbling Sounds of The Turrialba Volcano

The sound you hear is a conversion of seismic records of Turrialba Volcano to be heard by the human ear. Using computer programs we transform seismic records in this case the seismogram located in the central crater of the Turrialba Volcano (VTun) at a frequency...

Security Ring Around Turrialba Volcano Increased to 5 Kms.

(QCOSTARICA) From 2 to 5 is now the security ring around the Turrialba volcano, increased on Monday following a series eruptions since Saturday afternoon, most lasting up to half hour or more. While volcanologists admit it is difficult to predict the behaviour of the colossus,...

Turrialba Volcano With 5 Eruptions Since Sunday Afternoon; Airport Closed For 3 Hours

The ash fall from the latest eruption of the Turrialba volcano once again affected airport operations at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose international), forcing the airport to shut down for three hours. Silvia Chaves, spokesperson fort airport manager, Aeris Holding Costa Rica, said the airport...

40 Volcanos Are Erupting Right Now, Including Two In Our Front Yard

(QCOSTARICA) JOURNAL - You may not have noticed, but our planet is becoming increasingly unstable.  According to Volcano Discovery, 40 volcanos around the globe are erupting right now, and only 6 of them are not along the Ring of Fire. If that sounds like a...

New Eruption Causes Constant Emanation of Ash Thursday Afternoon

(QCOSTARICA) A new eruption of Turrialba volcano was recorded at 3:20 pm on Thursday causing a constant outpouring of ash from the colossus for several hours. The ash, however, did not reach height given the eruption was non-explosive, reported the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of...

Winds Blow Turriabla Eruption of Ash East Towards Guapiles

QCOSTARICA - The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) reported a new eruption at the Turrialba volcano, this morning at 10:04 am. According to the Oviscori Facebook page, the eruption was "quite considerable" and the ash cloud could travel some 15 to 20...

Turrialba Eruption Forces San Jose Airport Closure. Again.

QCOSTARICA - The Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría (SJO) - San Jose airport, was back to normal operations at 3:30am this morning (Tuesday) after being shut down for almost 10 hours. From 7:30pm Monday, following an eruption at the Turrialba Volcano at 3:24 pm, falling ash...

Saturday Was Ash Free

QCOSTARICA - Following days of ash fall and weeks of activity, on Saturday the Turrialba volcano did not emit any ash. Lepolto Linkimer, geologist at the National Seismological Network (Red Sismológica Nacional - RSN), say there was no falling ash to report, but the colossus...

San Jose Airport Has A Contingency Plan In Event of Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - Faced with increased activity and recent eruptions of the Turrialba Volcano, authorities of the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) international airport - the main airport in the country - have developed a plan to address falling material spewed from the colossus and ensure...

Early Morning Eruption At The Turrialba

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in4cDd6CDXk] QCOSTARICA - It was 3:40AM this Friday morning when the Turrialba volcano had another eruption. Experts at the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) say the colossus had a "strong emission of ash and sulfur smell" that reached some parts of the...

Civil Aviation Confirms Juan Santamaría (San Jose) Airport Will Re-Open at 4AM Friday

QCOSTARICA (12:32AM) - Civil Aviation (Dirección General de Aviación Civil) confirmed it will be re-opening the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport at 4:00AM Friday morning, after a 10 hour lockdown. Silvia Chaves, spokesperson for Aeris Holding Costa Rica that manages the airport, said crews will...

Turrialba Volcano Emits Ash Cloud In Tuesday Afternoon Eruption

QCOSTARICA - The Turrialba Volcano once again spewed out ash and gases in a Tuesday afternoon eruption. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica  - OVSICORI) the event occurred at 4:04pm and lasted for...

Turrialba Volcano Spews Incandescent Rocks, Gases and Ash In Early Morning Eruption

QCOSTARICA - It was 2:05am this morning (Tuesday) when the Turrialba volcano erupted again, expelling incandescent rocks, gases and ash that reached the northwest area of San Jose. Javier Pacheco, volcanologist Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica's (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica...

Turrialba Volcano Eruption on April 5, 2015 (Video)

Turrialba volcano eruption on April 5, 2015. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LZmbdDn3G0]

Turrialba on Saturday Launched Two Emanations of Ash

QCOSTARICA - Activity at the Turrialba volcano continued yesterday with two new emissions of ash and gas, the first at 2:45 pm and then again at 3:04 pm. The incident was recorded by the cameras of the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (OVISCOIRI) - ...

Vulcanologist Erupts At Gag Order

QCOSTARICA - The Oct. 30 awakening of Turrialba Volcano is not the only thing that is under pressure and is ready to erupt. A young vulcanologist, Gino Gonzalez. 27, is resentful that his boss, University of Costa Rica's geology department Rolando Mora, named only six...

Turrialba Volcano Resumes Activity Of Expulsion of Gases and Steam

BREAKING NEWS (6:23AM) - After more than a week of little external activity, the Turrialba volcano resumed its expulsion of gases and steam. The Volcanological and Seismological specialist Observatory (OVSICORI), confirmed an "abundant" gasification out of the west crater of the colossus, after a period...

National Emergency Commission Activates Contingency Plan In Event Of Turrialba Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) has activated a contingency plan in the event of three possible types of eruptions in the Turrialba Volcano (vulcaniana, pliniana and estromboliana). The head of Research and Analysis at the CNE, Lidier Esquivel,...

SENASA Confirms Outbreak of Bovine Brucellosis In Farms Near Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - The National Animal Health Service (Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal - SENASA) reported an outbreak of bovine brucellosis in three farms in the area surrounding the Turrialba volcano. According to SENASA, the incidence was confirmed in 44 animals from three different farms, of...

The Turrialba Volcano Last November (2014)

Photo by Fotos Aereas Costa Rica

Magma Can Take ‘Highway From Hell’ to Fuel Volcanic Eruptions

Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times article by By Melissa Pandika, August 1, 2013. Magma from deep within the Earth's mantle can surge through a volcano in a matter of months rather than thousands of years or more, as previously thought, according to a...

Falling Ash? Costa Rica Has Lived Through It Before: The 1963-65 Eruption of Irazú Volcano

QCOSTARICA - On March 13, 1963, the Irazú volcano gave Costa Ricans a big surprise. The ash fall out lasted up to two years: the period of March 1963 to October 1964.  Interestingly, Thursday was March 12, when Turrialba, close to the Irazú, spewed...

San José Airport Back To “Normal Operations”

QCOSTARICA - 3:23 pm - It was at 2:30pm Friday when officials at the Juan Santamaría international airport lifed the "temporary opening" and re-establish normal airport operations. The San José international airport (SJO) had been shut down Thursday afternoon when ash fallout from the Turrialba...

Ash From Turrialba Volcano Reached Orotina

QCOSTARICA - The ash from the Turrialba volcano following a series of eruptions on Thursday reached as far as Orotina, and event, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica to (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica - OVSICORI), at 10:41...

Turrialba Registers Third Eruption Today!

UPDATE: 4:11 PM - The Turrialba continues its activity, with a four eruption, the largest since 1996, at 3:3o PM, the ash reaching a height of 1.000 metres (1 kilometer).  Experts believe the activitiy will continue into Friday. QCOSTARICA -  Volcanic activity at Turrialba continues,...

Turrialba Volcano Ashes Could Reach San José and Heredia, Alerts The OVSICORI

QCOSTARICA (March 12, 2015 - 11:37AM) - The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica - OVSICORI) reported the latest eruption at the Turrialba volcano, occurring minutes before 11:00am Thursday. María Martínez, the OVSICORI volcanologist, said the spewing...

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