Volcan Fuego (Guatemala): increase of activity and reactivation of lava flow
Monday Oct 08, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T
12 explosions occurred during the last 24 hours with ash plumes rising 600-1400 m above the crater, reaching up to 5,000 f altitude and drifting up to 10 km to the S and SW. 8 rumbling were heard and shock waves that rattled windows in houses of nearby villages.
Incandescent material was seen rising 75 - 100 meters above the crater, and falling back created weak to moderate avalanches towards the Taniluyá and Ash canyons.
Fine ash fall occurred in the villages Panimaché I Panimaché II, Villa Morelia and Assumption.
Saturday, Oct 06, 2012
There were 17 explosions (13 weak and 4 moderate) with ash rising 600-800 m and drifting about 10 km to the S and SW. ... [more]
Friday, Oct 05, 2012
Since yesterday, INSIVUMEN counted 21 explosions (16 weak and 5 moderate) with ash clouds reaching 600 - 900 meters above the crater and drifting 10 kilometers to the W and NW. ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 04, 2012
20 explosions were observed during 3-4 Oct, including 6 moderate ones with ash plumes up to 1.2 km height drifting W and SW. Light ash fall occurred in the Sangre de Cristo area, Panimaché and Morelia. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
15 weak to moderate explosions with ash plumes to heights of 600 to 1000 above the crater and incandescent pulses reaching 200 m height were observed. Rumblings were heard and shock waves felt in up to 15 km distance. [more]
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
9 explosions occurred between 1-2 Oct with ash plumes of 700-1100 m height. Incandescent material was seen ejected to 200 m above the crater, generating avalanches up to 500 m long in the direction of the Santa Teresa valley. [more]