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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: VA EM OBS IN SAT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Sat, 29 Aug 2020, 05:45
05:45 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:
FVXX21 at 05:42 UTC, 29/08/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/319
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBS IN SAT.
OBS VA DTG: 29/0510Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1438 W09059 - N1428 W09052
- N1428 W09053 - N1434 W09105 - N1438 W09059 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/1100Z SFC/FL150 N1434 W09108
- N1428 W09052 - N1427 W09053 - N1429 W09110 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/1700Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/2300Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA EM OBS IN SAT EXT 10 NM NW FM SUMMIT. OBS
FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. FL MVMT EXP TO TURN TO W BY
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200829/1145Z
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. Effusive activity is not observed after continuing lava flow on the northwest flank has ceased as we informed in the last update. ... read all
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