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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

Volcanologists said the formation of a lava lake is obvious proof of the rise of magma to the surface.

UPDATE: Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park

UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. : Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday.

Gas, vapor at Poás Volcano prompts preventive measures

Vulcanologists say the increase in the emanation of gases, vapor and water from the Poás crater is caused by a volume of fresh magma from deeper levels that is pushing up toward the surface.

Volcanologists follow presence of magma at Turrialba Volcano’s crater

Weather conditions have prevented OVSICORI staff from approaching or conducting flyovers with a drone over the crater to measure the depth of the magma body.

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