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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 SEEN IN STLT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 03:45
03:45 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 03:42 UTC, 08/01/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/016
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS SEEN IN STLT.
OBS VA DTG: 08/0310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1428 W09053 - N1428 W09052
- N1416 W09054 - N1419 W09102 - N1428 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0900Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1412 W09104 - N1420 W09109 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/2100Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA EMS SEEN IN STLT MOVG SSW AND EXTDG 15NM
FM SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT SSW-LY MOV
THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210108/0945Z
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