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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 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tuesday Jun 16, 2020 14:00 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 13:46 UTC, 16/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200616/1343Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/212

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. 557TH WW. NWP MODELS.
PILOT REPORT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 16/1320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1427 W09052
- N1421 W09102 - N1427 W09103 - N1429 W09053 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1930Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1422 W09103 - N1428 W09103 -
N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0130Z SFC/FL150 N1430
W09103 - N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09053 - N1425
W09103 - N1430 W09103

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0730Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PILOT REPORT RELAYED FROM 557TH WW SUGGESTS
VA EMITTING FROM SUMMIT. NOTHING SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY DUE TO CLOUD COVER. WEB CAM INOP. VA MOV
TO WSW ACCORDING TO NWP MDLS. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200616/1945Z

Previous news
Scoria and ash plume from Fuego volcano tonight (image: INSIVUMEH)
Monday, Jun 15, 2020
A satellite image from 13 June shows that the lava flow on the northwest flank in the direction of Seca remains active, currently about 250 m long. ... [more]

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