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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: CONT VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 18:30
18:30 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 18:17 UTC, 06/01/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/011
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 06/1810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1404 W09103
- N1414 W09120 - N1429 W09053 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/0000Z SFC/FL150 N1430 W09052
- N1404 W09102 - N1414 W09120 - N1430 W09052
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/1200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV SW FM SUMMIT. VA FCST TO
CONT MOV SW THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210107/0015Z
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