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

Actualités volcan: Volcan Fuego (Guatemala)

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): 4th paroxysm in 2017 ended

Sunday May 07, 2017 08:34 AM | AUTEUR : T
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego on 5 May 2017 (image: CONRED)
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego on 5 May 2017 (image: CONRED)
Heat signal from Fuego volcano showing the rhythmic pattern of paroxysms every 3-4 weeks (MIROVA)
Heat signal from Fuego volcano showing the rhythmic pattern of paroxysms every 3-4 weeks (MIROVA)
During the past days, another paroxysm (the 4th in 2017 so far) occurred. According to INSIVUMEH, it was one of the most energetic eruptive phases of the volcano inthe past 5 years and classified as VEI 3 (vulcanian eruption) on the logarithmic volcanic explosivity scale.
Its peak phase(4-5 May) lasted approx. 24 hours, when near-continuous pulsating lava fountains generated multiple lava flows into the Las Lajas and Santa Teresa drainages, as well as multiple pyroclastic flows onto the SW, S and SE flanks.
As of now, the volcano has returned to mild to moderate intermittent strombolian activity (its typical state).

Summary of the eruption (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3-9 May 2017):
INSIVUMEH reported that a new phase of activity (the 4th of the year) at Fuego began on 5 May and was the strongest activity recorded since 2012. Strong explosions, sometimes producing shock waves, generated dense ash plumes that rose 1.3 km above the crater and drifted more than 50 km S, SW, and W.
Ashfall was reported in many areas downwind, including San Pedro Yepocapa (8 km N), Morelia (9 km SW), Santa Sofía (12 km SW), El Porvenir (8 km ENE), finca Palo Verde, Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (23 km SW), Siquinala, San Andrés Osuna, Chuchu, and La Reunión.
Lava flows traveled 2 km down the Santa Teresa (W) drainage and 3 km down the Las Lajas drainage.
Pyroclastic flows descended the Trinidad (S), Las Lajas (SE), Ceniza (S), and Santa Teresa drainages. Residents of Sangre de Cristo (8 km WSW) were evacuated. Explosions were not reported that next day and the lava flows may have stopped advancing.
According to a news article, about 300 people had been evacuated from Panimache (8 km SW). During 7-8 May lower-energy explosions generated ash plumes that rose as high as 750 m above the crater and drifted 8-20 km W and SW. Gases were observed rising from pyroclastic flow deposits in the ravines.
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Actualités volcan: Volcan Fuego (Guatemala)

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): 4th paroxysm in 2017 ended

Sunday May 07, 2017 08:34 AM | AUTEUR : T
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego on 5 May 2017 (image: CONRED)
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego on 5 May 2017 (image: CONRED)
Heat signal from Fuego volcano showing the rhythmic pattern of paroxysms every 3-4 weeks (MIROVA)
Heat signal from Fuego volcano showing the rhythmic pattern of paroxysms every 3-4 weeks (MIROVA)
During the past days, another paroxysm (the 4th in 2017 so far) occurred. According to INSIVUMEH, it was one of the most energetic eruptive phases of the volcano inthe past 5 years and classified as VEI 3 (vulcanian eruption) on the logarithmic volcanic explosivity scale.
Its peak phase(4-5 May) lasted approx. 24 hours, when near-continuous pulsating lava fountains generated multiple lava flows into the Las Lajas and Santa Teresa drainages, as well as multiple pyroclastic flows onto the SW, S and SE flanks.
As of now, the volcano has returned to mild to moderate intermittent strombolian activity (its typical state).

Summary of the eruption (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3-9 May 2017):
INSIVUMEH reported that a new phase of activity (the 4th of the year) at Fuego began on 5 May and was the strongest activity recorded since 2012. Strong explosions, sometimes producing shock waves, generated dense ash plumes that rose 1.3 km above the crater and drifted more than 50 km S, SW, and W.
Ashfall was reported in many areas downwind, including San Pedro Yepocapa (8 km N), Morelia (9 km SW), Santa Sofía (12 km SW), El Porvenir (8 km ENE), finca Palo Verde, Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (23 km SW), Siquinala, San Andrés Osuna, Chuchu, and La Reunión.
Lava flows traveled 2 km down the Santa Teresa (W) drainage and 3 km down the Las Lajas drainage.
Pyroclastic flows descended the Trinidad (S), Las Lajas (SE), Ceniza (S), and Santa Teresa drainages. Residents of Sangre de Cristo (8 km WSW) were evacuated. Explosions were not reported that next day and the lava flows may have stopped advancing.
According to a news article, about 300 people had been evacuated from Panimache (8 km SW). During 7-8 May lower-energy explosions generated ash plumes that rose as high as 750 m above the crater and drifted 8-20 km W and SW. Gases were observed rising from pyroclastic flow deposits in the ravines.
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