Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption update
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
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.
Mon, 9 Mar 2015, 16:20
The volcano is in mild to moderate strombolian activity with a few explosions on average per hour. Incandescent material is being ejected to 100 m above the crater and ash plumes rise up to 800 m. ...more
Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:05
INSIVUMEH reported that an effusive eruption at Fuego that began on 28 February produced 300-400-m-high lava fountains. One lava flow traveled 1.6 km S down the Trinidad drainage and another traveled 600 m W down the Santa Teresa drainage. The eruption produced rumbling and train sounds audible up to 12 km away. Ash plumes rose 850-1,250 m above the crater and drifted 35 km W. ...more
Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 18:05
Steam and ash plumes from Fuego today
The volcano experienced another surge in activity on 16 Feb, but has now returned to moderate levels again, with moderate to strong strombolian explosions ejecting incandescent material to 150 m and ash plumes rising up to 1km. ...more
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