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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: CONTG OCNL VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Wed, 23 Sep 2020, 10:00
10:00 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:

FVXX23 at 09:55 UTC, 23/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200923/0953Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/345

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 23/0930Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052 - N1427 W09052
- N1419 W09107 - N1426 W09108 - N1429 W09052 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/1530Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1426 W09051 - N1419 W09108 - N1426 W09109 -
N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 23/2130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0330Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OCNL VA EMS OBS IN SAT AND WEBCAM MOVG WSW
UP TO 15 NM FM SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG. LTLCG EXP IN
FL WINDS THRU T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200923/1600Z

Previous news
Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 08:39
Explosion and ejected scoria from Fuego volcano (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues moderate to high levels. ... read all
Mon, 14 Sep 2020, 08:40
Incandescence and lava flow at Fuego volcano on 11 September visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. ... read all
 

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