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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: LGT VA EM OBS IN STLT. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Monday Apr 06, 2020 15:15 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:

FVXX21 at 14:59 UTC, 06/04/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200406/1458Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/178

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LGT VA EM OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 06/1430Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1439 W09100 - N1428 W09052
- N1428 W09053 - N1434 W09104 - N1439 W09100 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/2030Z SFC/FL160 N1437 W09102
- N1428 W09052 - N1428 W09053 - N1432 W09104 -
N1437 W09102

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0230Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: LGT VA EMS MOV NW OF SUMMIT APRX 15 NM PRIOR
TO DSIPTG. FL BASED ON NWP MODEL GDNC WINDS.
...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200406/2100Z

Previous news
Strombolian explosion from Fuego volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded 6-8 minor to moderate strombolian-type explosions per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,435 ft-14,765 ft (4,400 m-4,700 m) altitude. The plumes drifted towards the southwest direction. ... [more]

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