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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)
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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.
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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:

Wed, 31 May 2017, 17:03
Seismic activity of Fuego volcano today (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
The activity at the volcano has again been increasing during the past days. The volcano observatory reported frequent moderate strombolian-type explosions ejecting glowing lava fragments to 250 m above the crater. Moderate to strong shock waves accompany the explosions. ...more [read all]
Wed, 31 May 2017, 13:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 8 May 2017, 15:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 7 May 2017, 15:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 7 May 2017, 08:34
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego on 5 May 2017 (image: CONRED)
During the past days, another paroxysm (the 4th in 2017 so far) occurred. According to INSIVUMEH, it was one of the most energetic eruptive phases of the volcano inthe past 5 years and classified as VEI 3 (vulcanian eruption) on the logarithmic volcanic explosivity scale. ...more [read all]
Fri, 5 May 2017, 13:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 5 May 2017, 01:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 18:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 22 Apr 2017, 13:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 21 Apr 2017, 10:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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