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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Poas volcano eruptions:
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

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Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 18:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 07:46
Beginning of the explosion at Poás last night (image: RSN)
A loud and strong explosion occurred Saturday night (22 April 2017) at 22:12 pm local time from the crater. ...more [read all]
Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 01:45
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 22 Apr 2017, 08:15
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 22 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 21 Apr 2017, 17:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 19 Apr 2017, 02:30
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 19 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 16 Apr 2017, 17:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 15 Apr 2017, 17:19
Explosion from Poás 14 April morning (image: Carlos Arguedas C. / La Nacion)
The activity of the volcano continues to increase, culminating (so far) in a moderately strong explosion at 7:57 Friday morning (local time) which was the largest recorded at the volcano in the current crisis so far. ...more [read all]
Sat, 15 Apr 2017, 16:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 14 Apr 2017, 17:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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