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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (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
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTG FRQ VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 07:30
07:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 07:25 UTC, 16/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210216/0723Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/123

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG FRQ VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 16/0700Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1437 W09005 - N1416 W09005
- N1427 W09053 - N1429 W09053 - N1437 W09005 MOV
E 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1300Z SFC/FL160 N1431 W09005
- N1412 W09005 - N1428 W09053 - N1429 W09052 -
N1431 W09005

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1900Z SFC/FL160 N1429
W09053 - N1429 W09005 - N1410 W09006 - N1427
W09053 - N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0100Z SFC/FL160 N1432
W09005 - N1414 W09006 - N1427 W09053 - N1429
W09052 - N1432 W09005

RMK: FRQ VA EMS OBS MOV AT LEAST 50 NM E FM
SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG. OBS VA FL BASED ON NWP
MDLS. LTLCG EXP IN FL WINDS THRU T+18 HRS.
...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210216/1330Z

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