Activity report of the Turrialba volcano
Updated: June 16, 2016
After the passive emission between 1h45 and 7h15 of June 16, 2016, there have been other small eruptions at 8h05 and one another at 15h57. The ashes do not exceed 500 meters above the active crater. At the moment, the volcano emits a plume rich into vapor with a very small amount of ash.
Depending on weather stations IMN (Volcano Turrialba and Irazu) the wind direction was between the West and Northwest.
A smell of sulfur is reported in San Jorge de Moravia, San Luis Santo Domingo Tibás.
So far it is not reported ash fall in the towns around the volcano, or the greater metropolitan area, with the exception of a few isolated cases in the morning in San Isidro de Heredia region
The OVSICORI-A will publish two daily reports on the activity of the volcano Turrialba, at 9:00 and 17:00.
Volcanic tremor: Seismic signal generated by the vibration produced by the passage of fluids (gas, water, or magma) into cracks and passages inside the volcano.
Earthquake LP: transitory seismic signal “temporary or short durations” produced by the passage of fluids (gas, water, or magma) through narrow channels, cracks and cavities.
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June 17 , 2016.Turrialba , Costa Rica :
Source : Ovsicori
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