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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

Mon, 24 Aug 2015, 09:36
The volcano's activity remains low to moderate.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015, 14:39
Activity has decreased during the past days. INSIVUMEH reported only few and relatively weak explosions occurred during yesterday.
Sun, 9 Aug 2015, 12:35
Activity has been elevated at the volcano. INSIVUMEH reported 36 weak to moderate explosions during 24 hours with ash plumes rising up to 1000 m above the crater and sometimes accompanied by shock waves. A lava flow on the upper SE side (towards the Las Lajas ravine) is active and was 300 m long last night. ...more
Sun, 5 Jul 2015, 11:48
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego volcano, July 1, 2015 (image: CONRED)
The eruptive activity intensified into another paroxysm during 1 July, producing a lava flow, more than 1 km long, and relatively large pyroclastic flows through the Las Lajas drainage on the southeast side that reached 4-5 km length. ...more [read all]
Mon, 22 Jun 2015, 16:59
Strong strombolian explosion at Fuego this morning
Activity has been relatively intense. Strombolian-type explosions with abundant incandescent bombs up to 200 m and ash plumes rising 1000 m have been frequent. A lava flow of 200 m length is active in the direction of the Santa Teresa drainage (WSW side). ...more
Sat, 6 Jun 2015, 09:30
View of Fuego volcano this morning with bright glow from the lava flows
Another strong eruptive phase with the effusion of lava flows and elevated explosive activity has been occurring at the volcano since yesterday. ...more
Tue, 2 Jun 2015, 17:23
Activity remains relatively intense, with frequent strombolian-type explosions ranging from small to strong, according to the volcano observatory. Incandescent material is ejected up to 150 m above the crater and ash plumes rise up to 1 km. ...more
Fri, 22 May 2015, 07:53
Strong explosion at Fuego volcano yesterday
Activity at the volcano has increased during the past days. Strombolian explosions have been small, moderate and large and occurring frequently. Ash plumes rose to 1 km above the crater and incandescent jets 150 m above the crater. ...more
Mon, 20 Apr 2015, 11:11
Lava flow on Fuego early on 18 April 2015
A more intense phase of activity with the effusion of a 2 km long lava flow on the southeastern slope into the Taniluya canyon occurred during 17-18 April. ...more
Fri, 13 Mar 2015, 17:48
The number and average size of explosions at the volcano have increased again since Wednesday. INSIVUMEH reported frequent explosions with shock waves and ash plumes of up to 1 km height. No lava flow is currently active.

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