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Poas volcano
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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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
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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: NEW VA EMS RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A

Thursday May 30, 2019 23:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 May 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 22:49 UTC, 30/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190530/2241Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: POAS 345040
PSN: N1011 W08413
AREA: COSTA.RICA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/027
INFO SOURCE: OVSICORI-UNA.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS
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

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Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
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Friday, Feb 15, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 . ... [more]
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]
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]

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