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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°WCurrent status
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| ReportsFuego volcano videosFuego volcano books | ToursFuego 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 - 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.
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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update
Wednesday Dec 12, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
The lava flow had a reported length of 200 m this morning, after a relatively calm day with no (reported) exlosions.
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012
The lava flow towards the Ceniza canyon increased to 700 m length on 10 Dec morning and produces glowing avalanches that reach the vegetation line. Few weak strombolian explosions, sometimes accompanied by rumbling sounds, were occurring as well. [more]
Sunday, Dec 09, 2012
Weak and infrequent explosions, sometimes noisy degassing and the continuing effusion of a small lava flow, 300 m long this morning, characterize the currently low activity of the volcano. [more]
Tuesday, Dec 04, 2012
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. ... [more]
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. ... [more]
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