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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View

Fuego volcano news & eruption update

Wed, 11 Nov 2015, 19:27
The strong eruptive phase (paroxysm) at the volcano ended over night and activity returned to normal levels of intermittent strombolian explosions. ...more
Tue, 10 Nov 2015, 16:41
Fuego's lava flow last night (image: Alex Jones Photography via CONRED / twitter)
Another paroxysm - a peak in activity with lava fountains and lava flows - occurred at the volcano last night, the 10th such event this year. It seems that activity with increasing effusion rate began during the night Sunday-Monday, as the volcano observatory reported a new lava flow on the southern flank the next morning. It was headed towards the Las Lajas and El Jute drainages and had reached 1500 m length by Monday morning. ...more [read all]
Fri, 6 Nov 2015, 06:47
The volcano has been at average activity levels during the past days, with intermittent weak to moderate, sometimes stronger strombolian-type explosions (every 1-3 hours on average), sometimes accompanied by shock waves. ...more
Fri, 16 Oct 2015, 05:36
Lava flows on Fuego volcano on 10 Oct 15 (INSIVUMEH)
Another paroxysm, the 9th this year, occurred at the volcano during 10-13 Oct. Strongly increased lava effusion and violent strombolian activity produced intermittent lava fountaining up to 300 m high, and re-alimented the two lava flows on the southern and western slopes, which reached 1000 and 1300 m length. ...more
Sun, 11 Oct 2015, 09:33
Activity has calmed down. Explosions have been only of smaller size, but the lava flows on the upper southern and western flanks remained weakly active last evening.
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 09:00
Lava fountains and flows at Fuego yesterday (INSIVUMEH)
Another phase of strongly increased activity is occurring at the volcano. Starting 6 Oct, strombolian activity increased to pulsating lava fountains from two summit vents and feeds two lava flows that started to descend the southern and western flanks of the volcano through the Trinidad and Santa Teresa canyon, reaching 1000 and 600 m, respectively. ...more
Thu, 1 Oct 2015, 08:02
Strombolian explosion from Fuego this morning
A phase of increased activity with lava flow effusion occurred during the past days, but has subsided by now again. ...more
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 08:32
Lava effusion from Fuego on 1 Sep 2015 (INSIVUMEH)
Another short, but unusually strong eruptive phase took place at the volcano between Wednesday (30 Aug) and yesterday (3 Sep). The volcano has now returned to average activity levels. ...more [read all]
Mon, 24 Aug 2015, 08:36
The volcano's activity remains low to moderate.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015, 13:39
Activity has decreased during the past days. INSIVUMEH reported only few and relatively weak explosions occurred during yesterday.

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