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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: CONS EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Saturday Jul 18, 2020 09:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 09:29 UTC, 18/07/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/249
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EMS
OBS VA DTG: 18/0850Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1432 W09114 - N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09053 - N1426 W09114 - N1432 W09114 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1500Z SFC/FL160 N1432 W09114
- N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09113 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/2100Z SFC/FL160 N1432
W09114 - N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1426
W09114 - N1432 W09114
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0300Z SFC/FL160 N1432
W09114 - N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09053 - N1426
W09114 - N1432 W09114
RMK: OCNL VA PUFFS DETECTED ON STLT MOVG APROX 25
NM W OF SUMMIT BEFORE DSITPNG. NWP MDL FCST WINDS
LTL CHG THRU T+18 HR. ...KONON
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200718/1530Z
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