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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: FRQ VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 11:00
11:00 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:
FVXX23 at 10:54 UTC, 05/01/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/005
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: FRQ VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 05/1030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09052
- N1420 W09104 - N1425 W09107 - N1429 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/1630Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09052 - N1420 W09108 - N1426 W09110 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/2230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0430Z NO VA EXP
RMK: FAINT VA EMS OBS IN SAT EXT UP TO 13 NM SW
FM SUMMIT. FRQ VA EMS OBS IN WEBCAM OVER PAST FEW
HRS. OBS VA FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. LTLCG EXP IN FL
WIND THRU T+6 HRS. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210105/1700Z
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