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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

Fri, 12 Dec 15:36
Lava fountain from Fuego during 10-11 Dec 2014
A small paroxysm occurred at the volcano during the night between Wed-Thu, INSIVUMEH reports in a special bulletin. Activity, which generally had been elevated over the past weeks, increased during the evening of 10 Dec and towards a phase of continuous lava fountaining of 100-150 m height. Turbine-like degassing sounds accompanied the eruption. ...more
Mon, 8 Dec 20:51
Explosive activity has decreased a bit and is now at average levels. The observatory reported 28 explosions of small to medium size during 24 hours (compared to 6-8 per hour at the end of Nov), and ash plumes rising up to 1000 m above the crater.
Wed, 3 Dec 16:57
Strong eruption at Fuego volcano in Guatemala last night
Explosive activity has been relatively high recently with up to 6-8 explosions per hour. Some of them covered the whole upper cone with incandescent bombs and their shock waves are reported to be felt or heard in up to 30 km distance. Ash plumes rose to up to 5 km altitude, i.e. 1,400 m above the crater. ...more [read all]
Fri, 14 Nov 07:13
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego on 12 Nov (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Explosive activity from the volcano has slowly been increasing over the past 1-2 weeks. Eruptions of moderate size with ash plumes up to more than 1000 m height have become more frequent. ...more
Thu, 6 Nov 14:04
Activity has been relatively weak today, with mostly smaller and only one medium-sized explosion recorded by the observatory. ...more
Thu, 30 Oct 01:14
The volcano's activity has been stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions continue. ...more [read all]
Fri, 17 Oct 14:49
Small eruption at Fuego on 15 Oct (INSIVUMEH)
Mild to moderate strombolian activity continues with no major changes over the past weeks. ...more
Wed, 1 Oct 15:07
The volcano's activity has been fairly stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions eject abundant incandescent material to up to 150 m height and produce ash plumes rising up to approx. 800 m. ...more [read all]
Fri, 12 Sep 13:17
Mild to moderate explosive activity continues with no significant changes over the past weeks, but has been relatively intense. ...more [read all]
Wed, 27 Aug 16:31
Activity has been stable at average levels with intermittent weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions. ...more

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