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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 16:00 PM | 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 15:44 UTC, 12/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200912/1541Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/338

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 12/1510Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09053
- N1425 W09058 - N1427 W09059 - N1429 W09053 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2100Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1425 W09058 - N1427 W09059 -
N1429 W09052

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0300Z SFC/FL150 N1429
W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1424 W09058 - N1426
W09059 - N1429 W09052

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EMS SEEN ON WEBCAM. VA NOT DETECTED ON
STLT DUE TO XTNSV WX CLDS. NWP MDL WINDS LTL CHG
FCST THRU T+12 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200912/2145Z

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
 

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