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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: OCNL EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 14:00
14:00 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:
FVXX22 at 13:54 UTC, 14/08/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/309
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM
OBS VA DTG: 14/1320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1432 W09113 - N1429 W09052
- N1426 W09052 - N1425 W09114 - N1432 W09113 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1930Z SFC/FL150 N1431 W09116
- N1430 W09053 - N1427 W09052 - N1425 W09116 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0130Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0730Z NO VA EXP
RMK: FAINT VA EXT 20 NM W OF THE SUMMIT. LTLCG
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200814/2000Z
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