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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Fuego volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption update

Thu, 25 Aug 2016, 15:21
MODIS thermal signal from Fuego volcano (MIROVA)
The activity at the volcano has again started to increase - while it continues with intermittent explosions, satellite-based measured heat emission from the summit is becoming more intense, typically a sign that the magma column is rising inside the conduit. ...more
Thu, 25 Aug 2016, 14:30
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego this morning
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 22 Aug 2016, 18:59
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 20 Aug 2016, 13:08
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego (INSIVUMEH webcam image)
The volcano is currently in normal strombolian activity with intermittent explosions that generate small ash puffs. ...more [read all]
Fri, 19 Aug 2016, 14:12
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 18 Aug 2016, 14:04
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 30 Jul 2016, 10:28
Ash plume from Fuego yesterday morning with lava fountains
The paroxysm at Fuego, which had reached its peak phase during the night of Thu-Fri (28-29 July) has ended. Starting from the early afternoon yesterday (local time), activity gradually decreased and the volcano's activity has by now returned to intermittent smaller strombolian explosions. ...more [read all]
Fri, 29 Jul 2016, 07:26
Lava fountaining from Fuego volcano this morning
Another intense eruptive phase with strong explosions, lava fountaining and abundant lava flow activity is in progress at the volcano. ...more [read all]
Mon, 25 Jul 2016, 16:42
Fuego's lava flow this morning (INSIVUMEH webcam from east side)
A small lava flow is descending on the upper SE flank into the Santa Teresa drainage, generating near-constant small glowing avalanches. ...more
Tue, 19 Jul 2016, 18:17
Strong explosion at Fuego with incandescent avalanches this morning (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Strombolian-type explosions have increased in size and frequency during the past days. Many of the explosions ejected lava bombs to several hundred meters above the crater and caused spectacular incandescent avalanches on the upper slopes. ...more

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