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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)

Thursday Jul 30, 2020 17:15 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 16:59 UTC, 30/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200730/1655Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/278

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 30/1620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1446 W09100 - N1428 W09052
- N1426 W09053 - N1441 W09106 - N1446 W09100 MOV
NW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 30/2230Z SFC/FL160 N1443 W09103
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1437 W09111 -
N1443 W09103

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/0430Z SFC/FL160 N1438
W09111 - N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1429
W09114 - N1438 W09111

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/1030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EMS OBSD BY G16 STLT IMAGERY MOVG TO
NEARLY 20 NMI NNW OF SUMMIT. WEBCAM OBSCD BY WX
CLD CVR. NWP MDLS FCST WINDS TO BACK MOVG VA
TOWARDS THE WNW BY T+12HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200730/2300Z

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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