Articles tagged "poas"

poas september 23 2019

Hydrothermal eruption at Poas volcano, Costa Rica

A hydrothermal eruption, lasting 25 minutes, started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano early September 23, 2019 (UTC). ​According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption started at 20:59 local time on September 22...

September 24, 2019

poas eruption february 11 2019

Eruption at Poas volcano forces closure of national park, Costa Rica

A notable eruption started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on February 11, 2019, with persistent low-level ash emission and crater incandescence. The eruptive column reached 200 m (650 feet) above the crater or 2 908 m (9 540 feet) above sea level. The eruption...

February 12, 2019

poas eruption generates lahars costa rica april 12 2017

Strong phreatic eruption at Poas volcano, lahars generated

A strong phreatic eruption took place at Costa Rica's Poas volcano between 00:00 and 01:00 UTC on April 13, 2017 (18:00 and 19:00 local time on April 12), the National University’s Volcanology and Seismology Research Institute (OVSICORI) reported. The...

April 13, 2017

poas volcano eruption april 2017

Large group of tourists evacuated from Costa Rica's Poas volcano

Increased volcanic activity at Costa Rica's Poas volcano on Sunday, April 9, 2017, forced authorities to evacuate a large group of tourists. The last eruptive activity of this volcano was reported in July 2016. According to the park rangers, the evacuation took...

April 10, 2017


Strong phreatic eruption of Poas volcano, Costa Rica

A strong phreatic eruption occurred at the crater lake of Poas volcano on October 14, 2014. The explosion ejected mud and water more than 200 m into the air. According to first news articles, nobody was hurt, but the visiting areas have been evacuated. Today's erupt

October 14, 2014