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Eruption spreads ash across NE San José Costa Rica

11 Jul, 2016

Volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network (RSN) report an eruption of Turrialba. The explosion expelled ash and vapor more than one kilometer high above the crater and lasted for about ten minutes. An RSN volcanologist says minutes before the explosion, instruments at various nearby stations recorded a strong tremor around the Turrialba area.

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