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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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS MOV WSW to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sunday Mar 15, 2020 13:45 PM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 13:33 UTC, 15/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200315/1331Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/163

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS MOV WSW

OBS VA DTG: 15/1250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09052
- N1413 W09130 - N1423 W09133 - N1428 W09052 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1900Z SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1407 W09142 - N1422 W09147 -
N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0100Z SFC/FL160 N1428
W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1413 W09143 - N1427
W09144 - N1428 W09052

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT PUFFS OF VA OBS ON STLT MOV WSW UP TO
38NM FM THE SUMMIT. NWP MDL INDICATES A CONT WSW
TO W MOV THRU +12HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200315/1930Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
INSIVUMEH report 10-16 weak to moderate explosions per hour over the past 24 hours, that expel ash plumes to heights of 4500 - 4800 m.a.s.l (14765-15750 feet) and then dispersed 10 - 15 km to the west, south and southwest. In hours of low light incandescent pulses were observed reaching 200 - 300 m high with moderate avalanches around the crater. Ashfall occurred in Rochela, Ceilan, Panimache I, Morelia and other villages. [more]

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