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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption update

Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSSIBLE VA EM AROUND 1828Z

Monday Aug 22, 2016 18:59 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 18:59 UTC, 22/08/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160822/1857Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/160

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. PILOT REPORT. GFS
WINDS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE VA EM AROUND 1828Z

OBS VA DTG:
22/1815Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL165 090/15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/0030Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
23/0630Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 23/1230Z

RMK: VA EM NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN
STLT IMAGERY DUE TO
CLD COVER. OBS RPRTS VA EM AT FL165.
MODEL
SUGGESTS WINDS MOV W AT 20 KTS ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20160823/0100Z

Previous news
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego (INSIVUMEH webcam image)
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016
The volcano is currently in normal strombolian activity with intermittent explosions that generate small ash puffs. ... [more]
Friday, Aug 19, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash plume from Fuego yesterday morning with lava fountains
Saturday, Jul 30, 2016
The paroxysm at Fuego, which had reached its peak phase during the night of Thu-Fri (28-29 July) has ended. Starting from the early afternoon yesterday (local time), activity gradually decreased and the volcano's activity has by now returned to intermittent smaller strombolian explosions. ... [more]
Lava fountaining from Fuego volcano this morning
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Another intense eruptive phase with strong explosions, lava fountaining and abundant lava flow activity is in progress at the volcano. ... [more]

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