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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: VA EMS CONT to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tue, 6 Oct 2020, 03:00
03:00 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:

FVXX20 at 02:49 UTC, 06/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201006/0246Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/358

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 06/0220Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1440 W09104 - N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09053 - N1435 W09107 - N1440 W09104 MOV
NW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0830Z SFC/FL150 N1431 W09104
- N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09103 -
N1431 W09104

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1430Z SFC/FL150 N1429
W09053 - N1429 W09052 - N1426 W09054 - N1421
W09058 - N1423 W09101 - N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/2030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: SMALL VA PUFFS DETECTED ON STLT MOVG NW OF
SUMMIT. HOTSPOT SEEN ON SWIR. SUMMIT OBSC BY WX
CLDS ON WEBCAM. NWP MDL WINDS VRY LGT/VRB NXT 12
HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201006/0845Z

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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