Articles tagged "volcano poas"

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