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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: ONGOING VA EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 15:15
15:15 PM | 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 15:00 UTC, 18/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210218/1458Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/132

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 18/1430Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053 - N1428 W09052
- N1358 W09109 - N1403 W09119 - N1428 W09053 MOV
SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2030Z SFC/FL160 N1429 W09053
- N1428 W09052 - N1355 W09110 - N1359 W09123 -
N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0230Z SFC/FL160 N1428
W09053 - N1427 W09052 - N1355 W09110 - N1401
W09124 - N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0830Z SFC/FL160 N1429
W09053 - N1428 W09052 - N1352 W09111 - N1401
W09125 - N1429 W09053

RMK: VA IS OBS MOV SW UP TO 35NM FM THE SUMMIT.
NWP MDL INDICATES A CONT SW MOV THRU T+18 HRS.
...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210218/2100Z

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

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