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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)Guatemala Volcano Special
(8-day volcano tour to Pacaya and Fuego, Guatemala)
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)
Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 13:15
13:15 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 20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 12:58 UTC, 01/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/086
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 01/1253Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1431 W09053 - N1357 W09104
- N1408 W09126 - N1431 W09053 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/1900Z SFC/FL150 N1431 W09053
- N1358 W09105 - N1409 W09127 - N1431 W09053
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/0100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/0700Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV SW IN STLT IMAGERY. VA
FCST TO CONT MOV SW THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210201/1900Z
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