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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°WCurrent status
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| ReportsFuego volcano videosFuego volcano books | ToursFuego 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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.Last earthquakes nearby
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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego volcano (Guatemala): incandescent avalanches
Tuesday Jun 09, 2020 07:59 AM | BY: MARTIN
Incandescence from Fuego volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Incandescence avalanches in the direction of Ceniza and Seca (image: @insivumehgt/twitter)
A satellite image from 8 June shows that incandescence
continues to be observed from the crater and caused weak to moderate avalanches of material
in the direction of Ceniza and Seca.
INSIVUMEH recorded weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 7 to 10 per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,108-15,092 ft (4,300-4,600 m)
altitude. The plumes drifted towards the north and northeast direction.
Ashfall was reported in several areas downwind including Santa Sofía (12 km SW), Morelia (9 km SW), Panimaché I and II (8 km SW).Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 9 June 2020
Monday, May 25, 2020
A satellite image from 24 May shows a 100 m lava flow
on the western flank in Seca direction.
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