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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: NEW VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Saturday Sep 12, 2020 02:45 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:

FVXX22 at 02:30 UTC, 12/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200912/0228Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/335

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 12/0130Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1428 W09052 - N1427 W09052
- N1421 W09105 - N1426 W09104 - N1428 W09052 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0730Z SFC/FL150 N1428 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1419 W09109 - N1426 W09109 -
N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1930Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM CAN BE SEEN FM WEBCAM. BUT IT IS
DIFFICULT TO OBS ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS.
HOT SPOT CAN BE SEEN. NWP MDL INDICATES A WSW MOV
THRU T+6 HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200912/0830Z

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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