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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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONCL LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Tuesday Jul 07, 2020 19:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Fuego volcano on  7 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 7 Jul 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 18:59 UTC, 07/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200707/1856Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/227

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONCL LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 07/1820Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1436 W09109 - N1430 W09053
- N1426 W09052 - N1427 W09111 - N1436 W09109 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0030Z SFC/FL140 N1436 W09112
- N1430 W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1427 W09114 -
N1436 W09112

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0630Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1230Z NO VA EXP

RMK: ONCL LGT VA EMS OBS MOVG W FM SUMMIT IN
STLT. EARLIER VOLCAT ALERT RECEIVED. VA HGT/DIR
FM STLT/NWP MLDS SHOWS CONT W-LY MOVMT THRU T+6.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200708/0100Z

Previous news
Monday, Jul 06, 2020
Lahars from Fuego volcano (image: @William_Chigna/twitter)
Strong lahars (mud flows) occurred from the volcano that traveled down the Jute ravine. It was caused by heavy rainfalls that remobilised the fresh ash deposits. ... read all
Friday, Jul 03, 2020
Glow visible from Fuego volcano (image: @v_ainilli7a/twitter)
INSIVUMEH recorded weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 6 to 8 per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,436-15,092 ft (4,400-4,600 m) altitude. The plume is extending about 15 km to the west and northwest of the volcano. ... read all

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