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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: VA SEEN IN SAT to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Friday Jul 31, 2020 03:30 AM | 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:

FVXX22 at 03:28 UTC, 31/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200731/0326Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/280

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN SAT

OBS VA DTG: 31/0300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1433 W09109 - N1429 W09053
- N1426 W09053 - N1425 W09108 - N1433 W09109 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0900Z SFC/FL150 N1436 W09123
- N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09052 - N1423 W09123 -
N1436 W09123

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/1500Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/2100Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY MOV WEST FM SUMMIT.
WELL DEFINED HOTSPOT IN S/W IR. MODEL GUIDANCE
SHOWS A CONT W-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200731/0930Z

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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