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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS. to 14500 ft (4400 m)
Thursday Jul 09, 2020 08:45 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 08:37 UTC, 09/07/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/232
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 09/0810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL145 N1432 W09112 - N1430 W09053
- N1426 W09053 - N1421 W09110 - N1432 W09112 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1400Z SFC/FL145 N1429 W09052
- N1427 W09053 - N1419 W09111 - N1428 W09114 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: INTERMITTENT PUFFS NOTED IN IR STLT IMAGERY
AND RECENTLY ALERTED BY VOLCAT PROD. VA MOV TO W
AND WSW OF SUMMIT. ...LEE
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200709/1430Z
Monday, Jul 06, 2020
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
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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