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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:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS. to 14500 ft (4400 m)

Saturday May 02, 2020 13:30 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14500 ft (4400 m) altitude or flight level 145 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 13:23 UTC, 02/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200502/1320Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/192

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 02/1250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL145 N1429 W09052 - N1427 W09052
- N1416 W09049 - N1418 W09104 - N1429 W09052 MOV
S 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/1900Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/0100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/0700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: A SMALL VA EM NOTED IN SW IR STLT IMAGERY.
NOTHING SEEN IN WEB CAM DUE TO WX CLDS. VA
DRIFTING TO THE SSW. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200502/1915Z

Previous news
Two lava flows from Fuego volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Monday, Apr 27, 2020
INSIVUMEH observed that the second lava flow formed towards Seca ravines direction, currently about 150 m long. A 200 m long lava flow continues to be active towards Barrancas Cenizas direction. ... [more]
Lava flow from Fuego volcano towards Barrancas Cenizas direction (image: Sentinel 2)
Monday, Apr 20, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 6 to 10 per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,108 ft-15,420 ft (4,300 m-4,700 m) altitude. The plumes drifted towards the southwest direction. ... [more]

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