Officials from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), the country’s largest international terminal, reported normal operations on Thursday, although two airlines opted to delay flights on Thursday morning.
A strong tremor at 10:07 a.m. on Wednesday shook communities across most of Costa Rica’s Central Valley. Another tremor followed soon after. As of late morning, there were no reports of injuries or property damage.
Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash and vapor, experts from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) and the National Seismological Network (RSN) reported.
The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica reported.