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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: OCNL VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Wednesday Jul 29, 2020 15:45 PM | 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:

FVXX22 at 15:29 UTC, 29/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200729/1526Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/274

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 29/1500Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1431 W09108 - N1428 W09052
- N1426 W09052 - N1424 W09109 - N1431 W09108 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/2100Z SFC/FL160 N1431 W09113
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09051 - N1419 W09111 -
N1431 W09113

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 30/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: FOUR VA EMS OBSD IN BOTH WEBCAM AND STLT
IMAGERY SINCE 1300Z. VA EM AT 1310Z MOVD WNW, BUT
ALL VA CLDS SINCE HAVE MOVD DUE W. FL BASED ON
WEBCAM. NWP MDLS FCST VA TO MOV WSW BY T+6HRS.
...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200729/2130Z

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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