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Poas vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Poas vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1828, 1834, 1838(?), 1860, 1879(?), 1880, 1888-91, 1895, 1898-1907, 1910, 1910, 1914, 1914-15, 1925, 1929, 1941-46, 1948-51, 1952-57, 1958-61, 1963, 1964-65, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1976, 1977, 1977-78, 1978, 1979-80, 1980, 1981, 1987-90, 1991, 1992, 1992-93, 1994, 1996, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Typical eruption style:
Phreatic eruptions, sometimes geyser-like ejections of water from the acid crater lake.
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Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica

Small eruptions at Poas, 29 October

Tuesday Oct 30, 2012 10:02 AM | DOOR: VOLCANOBULLETIN

Early Sunday morning, 29th October residents reported a rumbling sound from Poas. Then at around 13:00 (local time) the volcano ejected ash and mud 500 M above the crater. Two other eruptions took place at 16:34 and 16:44 (both local time). The eruptions were most probably phreatic. The Alert Level remains at GREEN.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • www.costaricantimes.com: The Costa Rican Times
  • www.ticotimes.net: Tico Times
Vorig nieuws
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012
OVSICORI-UNA reported that phreatic eruptions at Poás occurred on 6, 15, 20 and 26 May. The eruption on 15 May was preceded by about 6 hours of very-low amplitude harmonic tremor. Administrators of the Poás Volcano National Park witnessed the eruption and reported that sediment, water, rock fragments, and plumes were ejected 500 m above the lake surface. The level of the lake dropped ~0.9 m between 8 and 29 May. [meer...]
Hoge temperatuur fumaraoles van de comosite kegel (de "koepel") aan de oever van Pos 'kratermeer (foto: E. Fernndez, 24 Feb 2012)
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012
In februari bestond Poás activiteit in sterke hoge-temperatuur fumarolische activiteit en sporadische kleine freatische explosies, gemeld door park rangers. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jan 04, 2012
Fieldwork at Poás on 16 December showed new geyser activity from a vent on the N flank of the lava dome that formed in 2011. A water-and-mud fountain rose 5-6 m high, flowed into the lake, and built a terrace along the S shore. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Sep 24, 2011
Recently, a part of the lava dome inside the crater of Poas volcano has been showing areas of incandescence and flames of burning gas. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010
Our correspondant from Costa Rica reports two phreatic eruptions from Poás volcano's crater lake on the morning of Feb 9. [meer...]

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