Saturday 27 February 2021

Turrialba Volcano Had An Early Morning Eruption

Turrialba volcano eruption Friday morning. Photo OVSICORI
Turrialba volcano eruption Friday morning. Photo OVSICORI

QCOSTARICA – It was minutes before 6:00am Friday morning when the Turrialba erupted, spewing out a cloud of ash and gas reaching a 1,000 metres (one kilometre) above the crater.

The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico Nacional (Ovsicori) – National Seismological and Volcanological Observatory, reported the eruption at 5:50am, winds blowing the gas and ash in a northwesterly direction towards the Central Valley, though most of the accumulation of expelled material will remain around the colossus.

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The Turrialba has been presenting volcanic and seismic activity since early 2015, the most powerful eruption reaching a height of 3,500 metres (3.5 kilometres) on May 24 of this year.

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