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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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Fuego volcano eruptions:
1581, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1614, 1617, 1620, 1623, 1629, 1679(?), 1685, 1686, 1689(?), 1699, 1702, 1705, 1706, 1709(?), 1710,1717,1730, 1732, 1737, 1751(?), 1765(?), 1773(?), 1799, 1826, 1829, 1850(?), 1852(?), 1855, 1856, 1857, 1860, 1861(?), 1867(?), 1880, 1896, 1932, 1944, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2002 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption update
Fri, 5 Feb 2016, 10:19
Glowing avalanches after an explosion of Fuego this morning
Activity at the volcano is again increasing and seems to be heading towards another (the 3rd in 2016) paroxysm. ...more
Wed, 20 Jan 2016, 17:28
Small pyroclastic flow at Fuego volcano this morning
Another phase of increased explosive activity and lava effusion is taking place at the volcano. Small pyroclastic flows were observed this morning. ...more
Wed, 13 Jan 2016, 17:51
Since its last (relatively weak) paroxysm during the first days of 2016, the volcano has now been unusually calm. According to this morning's status report of the observatory, no explosions have been seen (or heard) since 5 days... ...more
Fri, 1 Jan 2016, 23:43
Strombolian explosion at Fuego last night, seen from SE.
Activity at the volcano has remained at similar levels (if not decreased a bit) as during the past days. ...more
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