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Poás Volcano National Park to remain closed due to ‘high probability’ of further activity

Update (Wednesday, Oct. 2): The National Park has reopened. Click here for the story. The original story is below. * * * * Poás Volcano National Park, among...

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

Volcanologists said the formation of a lava lake is obvious proof of the rise of magma to the surface.

Explosion at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano spews vapor, gases into the air

Mud and other materials from the explosion fell on the Penjamo River and changed the water color.

President Solís tours Poás Volcano region following strong explosion

An explosion on Saturday night hurled incandescent rocks and gases that damaged a Poás National Park’s office and also solar panels, a tower and a webcam from OVSICORI.

Poás Volcano closed indefinitely; Turrialba keeps spewing ash

Vulcanologists conducted an inspection of Poás and found rocks of various diameters ranging from 40 centimeters to 2 meters (1.3-6.5 ft) that had been hurled as far as one kilometer through the air.

Strong earthquakes felt on Costa Rica’s northwestern coast

Four earthquakes all had epicenters within the same area, located between 45 and 60 kilometers (28-37 miles) off the coast of Tamarindo, the report stated.

Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity

On Friday morning, strong gusts of wind carried ash from Turrialba Volcano to various communities in the provinces of Cartago, San José and Heredia.

Earthquake in Cartago damaged dozens of houses

The Red Cross confirmed that as of Thursday noon, the organization had not received any reports of injured people for the earthquake, but 15 people were evacuated to a shelter.

Earthquake jolts five provinces in Costa Rica

The National University's Volcanological Observatory of Costa Rica also reported at least four aftershocks of smaller magnitudes.

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

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.

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