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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 updates:

Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 22:30
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 22 Sep 2020
Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 11:15
Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 08:39
Explosion and ejected scoria from Fuego volcano (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues moderate to high levels. Read more... read all
Mon, 14 Sep 2020, 08:40
Incandescence and lava flow at Fuego volcano on 11 September visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. Read more... read all
Sun, 13 Sep 2020, 03:30
Sat, 12 Sep 2020, 16:00
Sat, 12 Sep 2020, 02:45
Wed, 9 Sep 2020, 12:30
Wed, 9 Sep 2020, 08:17
Seismic activity associated with lahars (image: INSIVUMEH)
INSIVUMEH reported that lahars (mud flows) occurred in Barrancas, Las Lajas, Barranca Honda and El Jute as the heavy rainfalls remobilised the fresh ash deposits including blocks with diameter between 30cm-150cm. Read more... read all
Tue, 8 Sep 2020, 08:01
Incandescent avalanches from Fuego volcano on 7 September (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Read more... read all

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