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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: CONTG FRQ VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 06:45
06:45 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 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 06:39 UTC, 06/01/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/009
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG FRQ VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0610Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052
- N1418 W09056 - N1421 W09102 - N1429 W09052 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1200Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1416 W09058 - N1421 W09105 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: FAINT VA SIGNATURE OBS IN SAT EXT SW 11 NM
FM SUMMIT. OBS FL BSED ON NWP MDLS WITH HIGHER
CONFIDENCE. WEBCAM SHOWS FRQ EMS. LTLCG EXP IN FL
WINDS THRU T+6 HRS. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210106/1245Z
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