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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

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Fri, 26 May 2017, 12:05
Tremor levels were at low-to-moderate levels during 17-21 May and at higher levels during 22-23 May. Read more... read all
Mon, 8 May 2017, 12:05
OVSICORI-UNA an eruption at 17:24 local time on 6 May. Bad weather prevented direct observation of the explosion. Read more...
Sun, 7 May 2017, 01:30
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 7 May 2017
Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 18:45
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. Read more... read all
Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 01:45
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Sat, 22 Apr 2017, 08:15
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 22 Apr 2017
Fri, 21 Apr 2017, 17:30
Wed, 19 Apr 2017, 02:30
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 19 Apr 2017
Sun, 16 Apr 2017, 17:15
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