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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update

dim., 9 août 2015, 11:35
11:35 AM | AUTEUR : T
Activity has been elevated at the volcano. INSIVUMEH reported 36 weak to moderate explosions during 24 hours with ash plumes rising up to 1000 m above the crater and sometimes accompanied by shock waves. A lava flow on the upper SE side (towards the Las Lajas ravine) is active and was 300 m long last night.
A lava flow

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dim., 5 juil. 2015, 10:48

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): paroxysm on 1 July, pyroclastic flows

Pyroclastic flow on Fuego volcano, July 1, 2015 (image: CONRED)
The eruptive activity intensified into another paroxysm during 1 July, producing a lava flow, more than 1 km long, and relatively large pyroclastic flows through the Las Lajas drainage on the southeast side that reached 4-5 km length. ... Read all
mer., 1 juil. 2015, 06:00

Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 July-7 July 2015 (New Activity / Unrest)

Based on INSIVUMEH notices, CONRED reported that for a 30-hour period during 30 June-1 July activity at Fuego was at a high level, characterized by explosions, high-temperature pyroclastic flows (that began on 1 July), and ashfall. Ash plumes rose 4.8 km above the crater and drifted 25 km W and NW, producing ashfall in 22 local communities. The majority of material deposited by pyroclastic flows was in the Las Lajas drainage. ... Read all
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Fuego volcan
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Condition actuelle: en éruption (4 sur 5) Eruptions du volcan 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 - ongoing
Style éruptif tipique
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
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