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Poas Volcano: Experts Confirm Lava Has Been Rising To The Surface

Poas Volcano: Experts Confirm Lava Has Been Rising To The Surface

Q COSTA RICA – Some of the ash released by the Poas Volcano in the past week included ‘juvenile magma”. This was confirmed by independent volcanologists Gino Gonzalez and Raul Mora, after analyzing samples of the material in the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (Lanotec), of the National High Technology Center (CeNAT). The analyzed samples correspond to […]

Eruptions Undermine Wall That Surrounded Poás Volcano Crater

Eruptions Undermine Wall That Surrounded Poás Volcano Crater

If you, like many, have visited the Poas volcano crater in the last several decades, the image in your brain and constantly seen in photos, is no longer, after two ‘violent’ eruptions Sunday that completely destroyed the ‘volcanic dome‘. The “domo” in Spanish, a wall 30 meters above the level of the Poas’ lagoon, formed […]

Turrialba Blows It Stack In Early Morning Eruption

Turrialba Blows It Stack In Early Morning Eruption

QCOSTARICA – Following days of passive, “normal” eruptive activity, that has ongoing for the past weeks, the Turrialba volcano blew its stack this morning, spewing ash one kilometre above the crater. The 5:10am “important” eruption was the third since Wednesday night, according to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) – Volcanological and […]