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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTG OCNL VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 01:00
01:00 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 00:55 UTC, 31/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200831/0053Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/324

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 31/0030Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1431 W09106 - N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09053 - N1425 W09106 - N1431 W09106 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0630Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1422 W09107 - N1428 W09107 -
N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/1230Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/1830Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OCNL VA PUFFS OBS IN SAT AND WEBCAM MOV W UP
TO 13 NM FM SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG. FL WINDS EXP TO
BACK SLIGHTLY THRU T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200831/0700Z

Previous news
Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 08:27
Strombolian-type explosion from Fuego volcano on 26 August (image: INSIVUMEH)
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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