Activity on the volcano Rincon de la Vieja in Costa Rica

After its eruption on September 29, 2017, the volcano Rincon de la Vieja supports activity. On October 3, two eruptions were recorded. The first at 08:48 and the second at 14:45 local time.

The first eruption was accompanied by a white train, which rose 700 meters above the crater of the volcano. The second was stronger, the white plume rose to a height of 1500 meters above the crater of the volcano. The second eruption was accompanied by small lahars (mud flows) on the upper slopes of the volcano.