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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, 15 Feb 2021, 20:00
20:00 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 NE direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVXX24 at 19:48 UTC, 15/02/21 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/121
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 15/1935Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1457 W08949 - N1439 W08941
- N1431 W09053 - N1457 W08949 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0130Z SFC/FL150 N1457 W08948
- N1438 W08940 - N1430 W09054 - N1457 W08948
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0730Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/1330Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV NE IN STLT IMAGERY. CONT
VA EXTD 35NM TO THE NE. VA FCST TO CONT NE MOV
THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210216/0145Z
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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