The Poas volcano as seen from the parking lot of the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport. Photo Wilberth Hernández

The Poás Volcano made two new eruptions this morning (Friday) at 7:39am and 7:57am, according to the Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN) – National Seismological Network.

From Barrio Cuba, in San Jose. Photo Eduardo Vega

The plume of smoke was seen from many places around the Central Valley and even from San Jose, the capital city.

The column of gas and ash exceeded three kilometres in height, according to Javier Pacheco of the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori)- Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica.

Photo Carlos Arguedas C

 

Photo Wilberth Hernández

 


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