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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Friday May 15, 2020 14:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 14:43 UTC, 15/05/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/196
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 15/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1427 W09052
- N1411 W09105 - N1417 W09113 - N1429 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/2030Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09052 - N1408 W09111 - N1420 W09120 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0230Z NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0830Z NO ASH EXP
RMK: VA SEEN IN SAT MOV SW AND EXTDG 20 NM FM
SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG. MODEL GUIDANCE CONT TO SHOW
SW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. VOLCAT ALERTS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200515/2045Z
Monday, May 11, 2020
INSIVUMEH observed that the lava flow
in Barrancas Cenizas direction has increased in length, currently about 400 m long.
... read all
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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