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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 EM OBS IN SAT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Friday Sep 04, 2020 10:45 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 10:42 UTC, 04/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200904/1040Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/331

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBS IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 04/1010Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1440 W09057 - N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09053 - N1434 W09105 - N1440 W09057 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/1600Z SFC/FL150 N1441 W09055
- N1428 W09052 - N1427 W09053 - N1437 W09104 -
N1441 W09055

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/2200Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/0400Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM OBS IN SAT REACHING UP TO 12 NM NW FM
SUMMIT AND BEGINNING TO DSIPT. OBS FL ESTD FM NWP
MDLS. FL WINDS EXP TO PERSIST THRU T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200904/1645Z

Previous news
Thursday, Sep 03, 2020
Ash plume from Fuego volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
According to volcano observatory INSIVUMEH the lava effusion characterized by the lava flow in Ceniza direction, is no longer active. ... read all
Monday, Aug 31, 2020
Glowing lava bombs thrown from crater of Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ... read all
 

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