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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: DISCRETE VA EM. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Saturday May 23, 2020 15:30 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 15:28 UTC, 23/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200523/1524Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/198

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 23/1450Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1429 W09053 - N1425 W09044
- N1418 W09050 - N1428 W09053 - N1429 W09053 MOV
SE 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/2100Z SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053
- N1428 W09037 - N1414 W09044 - N1426 W09053 -
N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0300Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0900Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM DETECTED ARND 1400Z. VA CLD WAS OBSD
FANNING OUT SE-WARD 6 TO 7 NMI FM THE SUMMIT. NWP
MDLS FCST VA TO MOV ESE OR E BY T+6 HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200523/2130Z

Previous news
Monday, May 11, 2020
Thermal image of lava flow from Fuego volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
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
Two lava flows from Fuego volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
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
 

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