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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
(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
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Wed, 21 Oct 2020, 10:45
10:45 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 and is moving at 5-10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX20 at 10:39 UTC, 21/10/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/387
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 21/1036Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052 - N1404 W09056
- N1414 W09114 - N1429 W09052 MOV SW 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1630Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052
- N1404 W09056 - N1413 W09115 - N1429 W09052
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/2230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0430Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NEW VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY MOV S TO SW.
VA FCST TO CONT S TO SW MOV THRU T+6HRS BEFORE
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201021/1630Z
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