A look inside the Turrialba volcano
A look inside the Turrialba volcano

QCOSTARICA – A team from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica – OVSICORI) documented on Friday how the Turrialba volcano seen from the mouth of the crater.

En la visita de campo, el geólogo Jorge Brenes y el sismólogo Javier Pacheco tomaron las imágenes más cercanas tomadas hasta ahora del coloso. “>In the field visit, geologist Jorge Brenes and seismologist Javier Pacheco took the closest pictures taken so far of the Colossus.

According to Pacheco, inside the crater found that one wall has a temperature reaches 550 degrees Celsius, lower than those detected in 2012, when it reached the 600 figure.

The work done in the crater was for equipment maintenance and something that is periodically done.

Between Thursday and Saturday last week there were seven eruptions, with ash expulsion

The latest occurred Friday night when a camera caught incandescent material emanating from the crater for about 50 minutes. The material was composed mostly of rocks, especially at high temperatures, and not magma according volcanologists.

The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias – CNE) reported that the camera installed in the crater is showing ittle activity in the volcano

Photo & Video: OVSICORI