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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
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]
Tue, 12 Feb 2019, 22:00
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 12 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 12 Feb 2019, 12:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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