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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 21 August-27 August 2013 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 21 Aug 2013, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
INSIVUMEH reported that during 22 and 24-25 August explosions from Fuego generated ash plumes that rose 300-500 m and drifted W and NW. Degassing and rumbling sounds were also reported. Active lava flows were 300 and 500 m long in the Taniluyá (SW) and Ceniza (SSW) drainages, respectively.
On 23 August lava extrusion increased. Ash plumes rose about 1 km and drifted 12 km W. Fourteen explosions during 26-27 August produced ash plumes that rose 200-500 m and drifted 8 km.
Incandescent material was ejected 150 m high, and avalanches from the crater descended the flanks.

Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, e Hidrologia (INSIVUMEH)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Report on Fuego. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 21 August-27 August 2013. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

Previous news

Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 16:51
Fuego's active lava flows towards the Taniluya (l) and Ceniza canyon (r) last night
A surge in effusive activity has occurred overnight. The two active lava flows towards the Taniluya (western flank) and Ceniza (southern flank) canyons increased to 600 and 800 m length, respectively. ... Read all
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that explosions from Fuego during 13-14 August generated ash plumes that drifted 10 km W and SW. Three lava flows were active; one of the flows traveled SW. Five explosions during 14-15 August ejected incandescent material 100 m high, and generated ash plumes that rose 300 m and drifted 6 km. ... Read all
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