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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: OCNL VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 01:45
01:45 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 01:37 UTC, 19/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210219/0134Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/134

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 19/0110Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1431 W09053 - N1427 W09051
- N1411 W09059 - N1420 W09110 - N1431 W09053 MOV
SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0700Z SFC/FL160 N1431 W09111
- N1430 W09053 - N1426 W09051 - N1415 W09111 -
N1431 W09111

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OCNL LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY. LOW
CONF WITH VAA DUE TO WX CLDS AND LGT WINDS IN
REGION. VA HGT/DIR FM PREV VAA, STLT/NWP MDLS
SHOWS SW-LY TO W-LY MOVMT TREND THRU T+6.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210219/0730Z

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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