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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 NOT SEEN IN STLT.
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX24 at 12:00 UTC, 15/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/119
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT.
OBS VA DTG: 15/1130Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA.
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1730Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/2330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0530Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT. WELL DEFINED HOTSPOT
SEEN IN S/W IMAGERY. ACT SEEN IN WEB CAM BUT NEAR
SUMMIT. ANY NEW VA EMS WOULD MOV TWD THE ENE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
A new intense effusive episode started a few days ago and is now in progress at the volcano's summit crater. ... read all
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