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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (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)
Guatemala Volcano Special (8-day volcano tour to Pacaya and Fuego, Guatemala)
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS. to 14500 ft (4400 m)

Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 11:45
11:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14500 ft (4400 m) altitude or flight level 145 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 11:29 UTC, 16/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210116/1126Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/041

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 16/1100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL145 N1442 W09056 - N1428 W09052
- N1428 W09055 - N1438 W09102 - N1442 W09056 MOV
NW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1700Z SFC/FL145 N1439 W09102
- N1428 W09053 - N1426 W09052 - N1431 W09105 -
N1439 W09102

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/2300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: A FEW RECENT SMALL PUFFS NOTED IN VOLCAT
PROD AND SEEN IN WEB CAM. VA MOV TO NW AND WNW OF
SUMMIT. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210116/1730Z

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