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Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°WCurrent status
(2 out of 5)Poas webcams / live data
| ReportsPoas volcano books | ToursPoas 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 imagesSentinel hub
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Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica
Poas volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: AT 06/2145 VA EM RPRT BY
Thursday Jul 06, 2017 23:00 PM |
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 6 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 22:45 UTC, 06/07/17 from KNES
PSN: N1011 W08413
SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708
ADVISORY NR: 2017/053
INFO SOURCE: EXPERIMENTAL GOES-16. NWP
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. OVSICORI-UNA.
ERUPTION DETAILS: AT 06/2145
VA EM RPRT BY
OBS VA DTG: 06/2215Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL110 090/10-15KT
CLD +6HR: 07/0430Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/1030Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR:
RMK: VA NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY AND WEB CAMERA
DUE TO WX
CLDS. OVSICORI UNA RPRT VA TO 400M
ABOVE SUMMIT. ...SANDUSKY
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170707/0445Z
Friday, Jun 23, 2017
Small phreatic eruptions continue to occur from the volcano's crater lake. Ash emissions less than 1 km high and mostly drifting N were seen frequently during breaks in weather by observers near the crater: on 16 June, at 18 June at 13:40 on 18 June, and at 11:00 and 13:50 on 20 June. ...
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