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Fuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes, is one of three large stratovolcanoes overlooking Guatemala's former capital, Antigua. It typically has strombolian activity and sometimes phases of intense lava fountaining, producing tall ash plumes and dangerous pyroclastic flows.
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Fuego webcams / live data Fuego volcano videos Fuego volcano books | Tours 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. Last earthquakes nearby
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption update
Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL VA EMS
Tuesday Sep 06, 2016 10:30 AM |
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 6 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX21 at 10:24 UTC, 06/09/16 from KNES VA ADVISORY DTG: 20160906/1023Z
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090 PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2016/166
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. INSIVUMEH.
ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 06/0945Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE DATA WINDS SFC/FL150 090/15-20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1600Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/2200Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0400Z
RMK: NO VA IS OBSERVED IN IMAGERY ALTHOUGH THERE ARE EXTENSIVE WX CLOUDS PRESENT. AN OCNL HOTSPOT IS OBSERVED IN SHORTWAVE IMAGERY. YESTERDAY INSIVUMEH HAS REPORTED VA EMS UP TO 12 KM W OF THE SUMMIT. ...SCHWARTZ
The activity at the volcano has again started to increase - while it continues with intermittent explosions, satellite-based measured heat emission from the summit is becoming more intense, typically a sign that the magma column is rising inside the conduit. ... [more]
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