Alert declared for three Costa Rica volcanoes

Significant volcanic and seismic activity in recent months


Rincon de la Vieja volcano is showing activity at significant levels experts from the RSN said. Courtesy of National Seismological Network

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) yesterday declared a preventive “green alert” due to recent seismic activity at three volcanoes: Rincón de la Vieja, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, Poás, northwest of San José in the province of Alajuela, and Turrialba, in the eastern province of Cartago.

See entire article:
http://www.ticotimes.net/Current-Edition/News-Briefs/Preventive-alert-declared-for-three-Costa-Rican-volcanoes_Wednesday-May-30-2012

Thanks to Kyle for this link


2 thoughts on “Alert declared for three Costa Rica volcanoes”

  1. was reading a page somewhere from a vulcanology chap, someone asked for how many actives in comparison to last year.
    2011 had something like 55? recorded.
    this year some 57? already under 6mths..
    figure rubbery was a glancing read somewhere.

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