Try our free app!
Our expert volcanologists and photographers offer unique travel experiences: volcano expeditions
, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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: OCNL EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 16:30
16:30 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 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 16:19 UTC, 13/01/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/033
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM
OBS VA DTG: 13/1600Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09052
- N1420 W09059 - N1423 W09102 - N1429 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/2200Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1416 W09105 - N1422 W09107 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/1000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: LGT VA EXT 7 NM SW OF THE SUMMIT. LTLCG EXP
BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE. ...TURK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210113/2215Z
The explosive eruption of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at moderate to high levels. No significant change in activity has occurred since the last update. ... read all
More on VolcanoDiscovery
Ambrym volcano photos
: Ambrym (Vanuatu) is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Its vast caldera has an amazing moonscape and several active vents that contain boiling lava lakes, most famous Marum and Benbow.
Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
Photos from Italy
: Italy - the cradle of volcanology. Browse through various photo galleries mainly from its numerous volcanic areas - from Naples to Etna and the Eolian Islands and more.