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.
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.
A traditional Good Friday celebration resulted in the death of a crocodile in a Guanacaste town.
UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. : Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday.
Water samples were collected from the river for laboratory testing; environmentalists believe the death of fish could be linked to the use of agrochemicals at farms in the area.
Vulcanologists say the increase in the emanation of gases, vapor and water from the Poás crater is caused by a volume of fresh magma from deeper levels that is pushing up toward the surface.
Nicaragua will have until June 2 to submit a response. Justices then will issue a final ruling on the damage compensation figure and on a deadline to make the payment.
A National Seismological Network’s report noted that low-intensity volcanic tremors are following ash explosions at Turrialba Volcano.
During this year’s Earth Hour, Costa Rica saved 32 kilowatts, 2 more than in last year’s celebration.
Three beaches will display blue flags with the maximum of five stars for the next 12 months, all of them on the Pacific coast.