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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Fuego volcano toursVolcanoes in the land of the Maya
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS INTMT VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Sat, 10 Oct 2020, 16:00
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:
FVXX20 at 15:44 UTC, 10/10/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/369
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS INTMT VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 10/1520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1438 W09109 - N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09054 - N1433 W09111 - N1438 W09109 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/2130Z SFC/FL150 N1437 W09116
- N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09053 - N1432 W09117 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/0330Z SFC/FL150 N1439
W09116 - N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09053 - N1434
W09117 - N1439 W09116
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/0930Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONS INTMT VA EMS SEEN IN SAT AND WEB CAM
MOV WNW AND EXTDG 20 NM FM SUMMIT. MODEL
GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT W/WNW MOV THRU T+12 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201010/2145Z
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