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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
(4 out of 5)
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.
Fuego volcano tours:Volcanoes in the land of the Maya
(15-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONT to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Tue, 1 Dec 2020, 11:45
11:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX22 at 11:42 UTC, 01/12/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/447
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT
OBS VA DTG: 01/1100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1428 W09052 - N1427 W09052
- N1413 W09129 - N1419 W09132 - N1428 W09052 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/1700Z SFC/FL160 N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1419 W09124 - N1426 W09126 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/2300Z SFC/FL160 N1431
W09123 - N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09052 - N1425
W09123 - N1431 W09123
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/0500Z SFC/FL160 N1431
W09124 - N1429 W09052 - N1429 W09053 - N1425
W09124 - N1431 W09124
RMK: VA PUFFS DETECTED ON STLT MOVG APROX 40 NM
SW OF SUMMIT B4 DSIPTNG. WEBCAM SHOWS CONTG FQT
SMALL ERUPTIONS. NWP MDL WINDS NOT IN AGREEMENT
WITH VA MVMNT CURRENTLY AND STAY LGT/VRB THRU
T+18 HR. THUS FCST VA PSN AFTER T+0 HR LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201201/1745Z
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