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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: VA EMS HAVE DISP IN STLT IMAGERY

Wednesday Jul 08, 2020 18:45 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 18:31 UTC, 08/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200708/1827Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/231

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS HAVE DISP IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 08/1800Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/0000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/0600Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1200Z NO VA EXP

RMK: EARLIER VA EMS OBS MOVG W IN STLT HAVE NOW
DISP. NO NEW VA RPRTS RECEIVED AND NO NEW VA OBS IN STLT THE PAST 2 HRS.
VA EVENT ENDED.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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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