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

Mon, 5 Oct 2020, 04:30
04:30 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:

FVXX20 at 04:25 UTC, 05/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201005/0423Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/354

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 05/0400Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1434 W09119 - N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09119 - N1434 W09119 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/1000Z SFC/FL150 N1437 W09127
- N1430 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09128 -
N1437 W09127

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/1600Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/2200Z NO VA EXP

RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMS OBS IN SAT MOV W UP
TO 25 NM FM SUMMIT. OBS FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. FL
WINDS EXP TO PERSIST THRU T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201005/1030Z

Previous news
Fri, 25 Sep 2020, 07:17
The seismic progress at Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
A high amplitude tremor on the southeast flank has been recorded at the volcano yesterday. According to seismic instruments a moderate to strong lahars (mud flows) were detected towards the El Jute and Las Lajas direction as the heavy rainfalls remobilised the fresh ash deposits. Larger lahars are expected including blocks with diameter between 1-2 m today. read all
 

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