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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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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: CONS VA EMS. to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Friday Feb 15, 2019 13:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 13:12 UTC, 15/02/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190215/1310Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POAS 345040
PSN: N1011 W08413

AREA: COSTA?RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/018

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 15/1245Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N1012 W08414 - N1011 W08414
- N1010 W08418 - N1012 W08418 - N1012 W08414 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1900Z SFC/FL100 N1012 W08414
- N1011 W08414 - N1010 W08420 - N1012 W08420 -
N1012 W08414

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0100Z SFC/FL100 N1012
W08414 - N1011 W08414 - N1008 W08420 - N1011
W08420 - N1012 W08414

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0700Z SFC/FL100 N1012
W08414 - N1011 W08414 - N1010 W08420 - N1012
W08420 - N1012 W08414

RMK: CONS VA EMS MOV WSW AND EXTD 6 NM FM
SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE CONT TO SHOW A W TO WSW
MOV THRU T+18 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190215/1915Z

Previous news
Friday, Feb 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 . ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 12 Feb 2019
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019
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