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Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Nachrichten zum Pacaya Vulkan:
Incandescence from Pacaya volcano on 9 February (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded that the strombolian activity continues to be observed from the Mackenney summit crater with incandescent material thrown at an approx. height of 75 to 100 meters. ... [mehr]
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020
According to INSIVUMEH, the southbound lava flow is now 200 m in length. Incandescence can be seen during hours of poor light, with strombolian activity sending ejecta at heights between 10, 15 and 75 meters above the Mackenney crater. The seismic stations record tremor associated with the rise of magma, as well as occasional explosions. [mehr]
 

Pacaya Vulkan

Komplexer Vulkan 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°W
Aktueller Status: Ausbruch (4 von 5)
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Last update: 13 Feb 2020
Typische Aktivität: Mildly explosive and effusive (Strombolian activity, lava fountaining, lava flows from the summit crater). Near continuously active the least during the past centuries.
Ausbrüche des Pacaya: 1360, 1565, 1623(?), 1651, 1655, 1664, 1668, 1671, 1674, 1677(?), 1678, 1690, 1693, 1699, 1717(?), 1760(?), 1775, 1805, 1830(?), 1846, 1885, 1961, 1965, 1970, 2972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980 - May 1998 (intense period of summit activity), 1999-2003, 2004-ongoing No recent earthquakes
UhrzeitMag. / TiefeDistanceOrt
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.

Beschreibung:

Pacaya is a complex basaltic volcano constructed just outside the southern topographic rim of the 14 x 16 km Pleistocene Amatitlán caldera. A cluster of dacitic lava domes occupies the southern caldera floor. The post-caldera Pacaya massif includes the Cerro Grande lava dome and a younger volcano to the SW. Collapse of Pacaya volcano about 1100 years ago produced a debris-avalanche deposit that extends 25 km onto the Pacific coastal plain and left an arcuate somma rim inside which the modern Pacaya volcano (MacKenney cone) grew. A subsidiary crater, Cerro Chino, was constructed on the NW somma rim and was last active in the 19th century.
During the past several decades, activity at Pacaya has consisted of frequent strombolian eruptions with intermittent lava flow extrusion that has partially filled in the caldera moat and armored the flanks of MacKenney cone, punctuated by occasional larger explosive eruptions that partially destroy the summit of the cone.
Source: GVP

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