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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: VA SEEN IN SAT AND WEB CAM. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Wednesday Sep 09, 2020 12:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 12:23 UTC, 09/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200909/1223Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/333

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN SAT AND WEB CAM.

OBS VA DTG: 09/1200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1437 W09119 - N1430 W09053
- N1426 W09053 - N1423 W09119 - N1437 W09119 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1800Z SFC/FL160 N1446 W09135
- N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09053 - N1426 W09140 -
N1446 W09135

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: INTMT VA SEEN IN SAT AND WEB CAM AND EXTDG
NEARLY 25 NM W OF SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS
A MORE WNW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200909/1830Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020
Seismic activity associated with lahars (image: INSIVUMEH)
INSIVUMEH reported that lahars (mud flows) occurred in Barrancas, Las Lajas, Barranca Honda and El Jute as the heavy rainfalls remobilised the fresh ash deposits including blocks with diameter between 30cm-150cm. ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020
Incandescent avalanches from Fuego volcano on 7 September (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ... read all
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

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