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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 OBS FM STLT to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Sun, 14 Feb 2021, 04:30
04:30 AM | 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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX24 at 04:16 UTC, 14/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/113
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS FM STLT
OBS VA DTG: 14/0350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1432 W09053 - N1423 W09038
- N1419 W09039 - N1419 W09047 - N1429 W09056 -
N1432 W09053 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1000Z SFC/FL150 N1432 W09052
- N1418 W09025 - N1405 W09040 - N1428 W09056 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/1600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/2200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA EXT 18 NM SE OF THE SUMMIT. MODEL WNDS DO
NOT AGREE WITH OBS MOTION RESULTS IN LOW
CONFIDENCE IN HGT AND T+6 FCST. ...TURK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210214/1015Z
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