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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: VA EM OBSD to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 14:45
14:45 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 14:36 UTC, 02/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/090
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD
OBS VA DTG: 02 /1410Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1427 W09053 - N1426 W09052
- N1415 W09053 - N1417 W09101 - N1427 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/2000Z SFC/FL150 N1428 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1418 W09052 - N1418 W09057 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/0200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/0800Z NO VA EXP
RMK: LGHT PUFF OF VA CLD SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY MOV
SSW FM SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LTLCG EXPCD THRU
FRCST PERIOD. ...KIM
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210202/2030Z
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