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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

Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 10:00
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, 09:02
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, 09:32
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, 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

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