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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View

Latest news from Fuego:

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [Leer más]
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 17 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 . ... [Leer más]
 

Fuego volcano

Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupción (4 out of 5)
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Last update: 19 Jan 2019 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Typical eruption style: Dominantemente explosivas, construcción de domos de lava y extrusión de lava viscosa fluye. En cerca de actividad constante, al menos durante los últimos siglos.
Erupciones del volcán Fuego: 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 - ongoingAn ash eruption from Fuego volcano seen from the distance
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Fri, 7 Dec
Fri, 7 Dec 23:50 UTCM 4.2 / 62.2 km48 km- 9km WNW of La Gomera, Guatemala
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.

Background:

Collapse of the ancestral Meseta volcano about 8,500 years ago produced a massive debris avalanche that traveled about 50 km onto the Pacific coastal plain. Growth of the modern Fuego volcano followed, continuing the southward migration of volcanism that began at Acatenango, the northern twin volcano of Fuego. Frequent vigorous historical eruptions have been recorded since 1524 and have produced major ashfalls, along with occasional pyroclastic flows and lava flows. The last major explosive eruption from Fuego took place in 1974, producing spectacular pyroclastic flows visible from Antigua.

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