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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 29, 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 14500 ft (4400 m) altitude or flight level 145 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 09:35 UTC, 29/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200729/0932Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/273

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
VOLCAT. ABBA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 29/0900Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL145 N1429 W09053 - N1425 W09053
- N1419 W09113 - N1428 W09113 - N1429 W09053 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/1500Z SFC/FL145 N1434 W09113
- N1428 W09051 - N1427 W09053 - N1425 W09114 -
N1434 W09113

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/2100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/0300Z NO VA EXP

RMK: A COUPLE RECENT PUFFS ALERTED ON VOLCAT PROD
AND SEEN IN WEB CAM. VA MOV TO W AND WSW OF
SUMMIT. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200729/1530Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020
Incandescence continues to be observed in the crater at Fuego volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
INSIVUMEH recorded weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 5 to 9 per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,436-15,748 ft (4,400-4,800 m) altitude and drifted SW. ... read all

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