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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°WCurrent status
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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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.Last earthquakes nearby
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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update: occasional strombolian explosions, lava flow towards Ceniza canyon
Tuesday Dec 04, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T
During the past 24 hours, only a few strombolian explosions were registered with incandescent material ejected to 100 m above the crater and ash plumes of a few 100 m height.
The lava flow towards the Ceniza drainage remains active with a length of 100 m this morning.
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
Activity remains mostly effusive. The active lava flow towards the Ceniza Canyon was 800 m long this morning. ...
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
Strombolian explosions have been gradually returning at the volcano. 5 were recorded between 18-19 and 13 during 19-20 Nov. They produced gray ash columns of 200-500 meters above the crater and dispersed up to 8 km towards south and southwest. The explosions ejected incandescent material to 100-150 meters above the crater and generated weak avalanches on the upper slope. ...
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
No explosions reported today. The lava flow was 350 m long this morning.
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
The current phase of weak activity endures. INSIVUMEH has no reports of explosions, but the lava flow continues to be weakly active and had a length of 250 m this morning.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Very few if any explosions have been occurring recently at Fuego. The lava flow towards the Ceniza canyon, 350 m long on 14 Nov, remains weakly active.
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