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Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°WCurrent status
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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, 2017Typical eruption style:
Phreatic eruptions, sometimes geyser-like ejections of water from the acid crater lake.Last earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica
Poas volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EMS AT14/1555Z
Friday Apr 14, 2017 17:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX20 at 17:42 UTC, 14/04/17 from KNES
PSN: N1011 W08413
SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708
ADVISORY NR: 2017/005
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO
ERUPTION DETAILS: EMS AT14/1555Z
OBS VA DTG:
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/2330Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR:
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1130Z
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. NO
VA IS SEEN IN
IMAGERY OR WEBCAM DUE TO WX CLOUDS. OVISCORI-UNA
VA EMS TO UNKNOWN HEIGHT. ...SCHWARTZ
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Apr 10, 2017
The activity of the volcano has increased recently. On Saturday, several small phreatic (steam-driven) explosions occurred at the crater lake and scientists measured elevated gas emission rates and raised temperatures. ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016
A small phreatic eruption occurred from the hot crater lake in the morning (08:19 local time) on 25 July and ejected material to 50 m above the crater lake's surface.
Sunday, Jul 10, 2016
The volcano remains highly restless, the hydrothermal system probably being disturbed by a shallow magma body. ... [more]
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