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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:

Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Thursday Oct 25, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Explosive activity is increasing in favor of effusive. Since yesterday, there have been 13 weak to moderate explosions with ash rising up to 1000 m. The lava flow towards the Ash Canyon is still active and now 400 m long.
Previous news
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
The lava flow is decreasing and now only 600 m long. As effusive activity weakens, more explosions seem to occur. INSIVUMEH counted 6 weak events during 22-23 Oct with ash plumes rising about 500 m. [more]
Monday, Oct 22, 2012
8 weak explosions were recorded during 21-22 Oct. The active lava flow is 800 m long. [more]
Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
No explosions were observed since yesterday, but the lava flow towards the Ash Canyon has now a length of 800 meters and blocks tumble down to the vegetation line. [more]
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
Only weak explosions were observed during the past days at Fuego whose activity remains mostly effusive, feeding the active lava flow towards the Ash Canyon now 600 m long. Incandescent blocks detach from its front and roll to the vegetation. [more]

Monday, Oct 15, 2012
Only 3 weak explosions occurred during 14-15 Oct with ash plumes rising 400 m, but the lava flow towards the Ash Canyon is now 600 m long according to the latest update of INSIVUMEH. [more]

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