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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: VA ACT SEEN IN SAT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Saturday Jul 18, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 21:10 UTC, 18/07/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/251
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ACT SEEN IN SAT.
OBS VA DTG: 18/2040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09054 - N1425 W09053
- N1420 W09108 - N1428 W09110 - N1429 W09054 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0230Z SFC/FL150 N1430 W09052
- N1425 W09051 - N1419 W09116 - N1430 W09119 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0830Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1430Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SMALL AREA OF VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY MOV WSW
AND EXTDG ARND 10 NM FM SUMMIT. WX CLDS OBSC THE
FULL VIEW OF VA. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT
WSW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200719/0315Z
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