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Strong strombolian explosion at Fuego this morning
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
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]
Tremor amplitude of Pacaya volcano during the current month
Mild strombolian activity has resumed in the main (Mackenney) crater of the volcano. INSIVUMEH reported intense degassing, small ash emissions, incandescence at night and volcanic tremor. ... [more]

Volcanoes of Guatemala

Tacana | Tajumulco | Chiquimula Volcanic Field | Almolonga | Santiaguito | Tolimán | Atitlán | Quezaltepeque | Ipala | Acatenango | Fuego | Agua | Tahual | Ixtepeque | Suchitán | Pacaya | Jumaytepeque | Cuilapa-Barbarena | Cerro Santiago | Tecuamburro | Moyuta
Tacana
(stratovolcano)
Tacaná volcano on the Mexican-Guatemalan border is a symmetrical stratovolcano rising 1800 m above its base and forms the NW end of the Central American Volcanic Belt.
Tacana consists of overlapping volcanic edifices, reflecting a migration of vents from the NE to the SW o... [more]

Tajumulco
(Stratovolcano)
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Chiquimula Volcanic Field
(Cinder cones)
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Almolonga
(Stratovolcano)
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Santiaguito
(Stratovolcano)
Santiaguito is the name of the dome complex that grew inside the collapse scar left by the catastrophic eruption and partial collapse of Santa María stratovolcano in 1902. Its currently active dome is called Caliente (the "hot one").
Symmetrical, forest-covered Santa María ... [more]

Tolimán
(Stratovolcano)
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Atitlán
(Stratovolcano)
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Quezaltepeque
(Volcanic field)
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Ipala
(Stratovolcano)
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Acatenango
(Stratovolcano)
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Fuego
(Stratovolcano)
An ash eruption from Fuego volcano seen from the distanceFuego, 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 pyroclasti... [more]

Agua
(Stratovolcano)
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Tahual
(Stratovolcano)
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Ixtepeque
(Lava domes)
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Suchitán
(Stratovolcanoes)
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Pacaya
(Complex volcano)
Pacaya volcano near Guatemala City is one of Guatemala's most active volcanoes, and its frequent eruptions are often visible from Guatemala City. Typical activity in recent years includes strombolian activity, lava flow emission and intermittend violent phases of lava fountaining... [more]

Jumaytepeque
(Stratovolcano)
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Cuilapa-Barbarena
(Volcanic field)
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Cerro Santiago
(Volcanic field)
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Tecuamburro
(Stratovolcano)
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Moyuta
(Stratovolcano)
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Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes
Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes

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