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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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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
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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: RPRT OF VA OBS OBS VA DTG: 06/1515Z

Monday Nov 06, 2017 16:00 PM |

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

FVXX23 at 15:58 UTC, 06/11/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171106/1549Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: POAS 345040
PSN: N1011 W08413
AREA: COSTA.RICA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2017/078
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL GOES-16.
NWP MODELS. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. OVSICORI-UNA.
ERUPTION DETAILS: RPRT OF VA OBS
OBS VA DTG: 06/1515Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL100 090/5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/2130Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0330Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0930Z
RMK: RPRT OF VA CONFIRMED IN VO WEBCAM. VA NOT
OBS IN STLT IMAGERY. NWP MODELS SHOW GEN WINDS
OUT OF THE E. ...FISHER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20171106/2145Z

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