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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 14500 ft (4400 m)

Wednesday Jul 08, 2020 10:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14500 ft (4400 m) altitude or flight level 145 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 09:55 UTC, 08/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200708/0953Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/229

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 08/0920Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL145 N1438 W09107 - N1430 W09052
- N1426 W09053 - N1429 W09111 - N1438 W09107 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1530Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/2130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/0330Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VOLCAT PROD ALERTED TO NEW EMS. A FEW SMALL
PUFFS BARELY DISCERNIBLE IN IR STLT. VA MOV TO
WNW AND NW OF SUMMIT. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200708/1600Z

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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