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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 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 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

latest (2019) | Jun-Dec 2017 | Jan-May 2017 | archive
Thu, 3 Oct 2019, 10:03
Phreatic eruption at Poás on 30 Sep 2019 (image: OVSICORI_UNA webcam)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that during 16-26 September sulfur dioxide emissions from Poás drifted W and NE, causing a sulfur odor in Alajuela, Heredia, San José, and Cartago. Acidic rain was recorded at the official’s house in the Poás Volcano National Park (PNVP) on 23 September and at Universidad Nacional Costa Rica (UNA) in Heredia on 26 September. ...more [read all]
Thu, 30 May 2019, 23:00
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 May 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 18 Mar 2019, 19:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 16 Feb 2019, 14:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 19:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 . ...more [read all]
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 13:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 . ...more [read all]
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 02:15
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 . ...more [read all]
Thu, 14 Feb 2019, 15:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 19:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 10:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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