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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)
Thu, 4 Feb 2021, 13:30
13:30 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 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX23 at 13:14 UTC, 04/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/097
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 04/1300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1430 W09053 - N1404 W09120
- N1418 W09131 - N1430 W09053 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/1900Z SFC/FL150 N1430 W09052
- N1404 W09120 - N1418 W09131 - N1430 W09052
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/0100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/0700Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV SW IN STLT IMAGERY. NWP
MDLS SUGGEST CONT VA MOV SW FM SUMMIT THRU T+6HRS
BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210204/1915Z
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