Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 20 May-26 May 2015 (Continuing Activity)
INSIVUMEH reported that activity at Fuego remained high during 21-26 May. Explosions produced ash plumes that rose 800 m above the crater and drifted 8-10 km W and SW. Ash fell in nearby areas including Panimache I and II, Morelia, and Santa Sofía.
Wed, 20 May 2015, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Homes within a 10-km radius vibrated from explosions. Incandescent material was ejected 150-200 m above the crater and incandescent block avalanches descended the Cenizas (SSW) and Trinidad (S) ravines.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, e Hidrologia (INSIVUMEH)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Fuego. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 20 May-26 May 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 13 May 2015, 06:00
Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 13 May-19 May 2015 (Continuing Activity)
INSIVUMEH reported that during 14-15 May the number and intensity of explosions at Fuego was high. During 14-17 May ash plumes rose 450-750 m above the crater and drifted 10-12 km W and SW. Shock waves from some explosions rattled nearby houses on the W and SW flanks, including in Morelia, Panimache, and Sangre de Cristo. ... Read all
Mon, 20 Apr 2015, 10:11
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