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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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

Poas volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ACT RPRT AT 09/1100Z AND WEB CAM

Wednesday Aug 09, 2017 11:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX25 at 11:34 UTC, 09/08/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170809/1127Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POAS 345040
PSN: N1011 W08413

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/063

INFO SOURCE: VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. OVSICORI-UNA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ACT RPRT AT 09/1100Z AND WEB CAM

RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Previous news
Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Image of Poás crater on 12 July 2017 with several vents and no more crater lake (image: RSN)
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
As a result of the recent eruptions, the crater lake has disappeared. At the place of the old lava dome near the center of the crater, a small pyroclastic cone has formed around the main emission point. ... [more]
Saturday, Jul 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Jul 07, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Poas volcano on  6 Jul 2017
Thursday, Jul 06, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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