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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: CONS VA EMS to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 17:00
17:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 16:57 UTC, 16/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210216/1653Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/125

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 16/1630Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N1432 W09013 - N1419 W09014
- N1427 W09053 - N1428 W09053 - N1432 W09013 MOV
E 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/2230Z SFC/FL170 N1440 W09007
- N1427 W09007 - N1428 W09052 - N1429 W09053 -
N1440 W09007

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0430Z SFC/FL170 N1436
W09005 - N1421 W09004 - N1428 W09052 - N1429
W09053 - N1436 W09005

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1030Z SFC/FL170 N1430
W09052 - N1426 W09004 - N1411 W09003 - N1427
W09053 - N1430 W09052

RMK: VA SEEN IN STLT MOVG E AND EXTDG 40 NM FM
SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT E-LY MOV THRU
T+12HRS WITH A MORE ESE MOV BY T+18 HRS. THICK VA
EMS SEEN IN VOLCANO CAM. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210216/2300Z

Previous news

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 08:28
Dense dark ash plume from Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
The intense effusive activity that had started a few days ago from the summit crater decreased significantly and seems to ended as INSIVUMEH seismic instrument detected decreasing period of the amplitude. ... read all
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 08:21
New effusive activity at Fuego volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
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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