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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 Jan 10, 2013 11:05 AM | BY: T

No significant changes in activity have occurred. Weak and infrequent strombolian explosions accompany the slow extrusion of the lava flow, 600 m long on 10 Jan morning.
Previous news
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
Weak strombolian activity can be seen at night. Ash plumes from these explosions rise about 400 m above the crater. The lava flow on the SE flank remains active and had a length of 800 m yesterday morning. [more]
Thursday, Jan 03, 2013
8 weak explosions with ash clouds reaching 3-400 m above the crater, and accompanied by faint rumblings were observed during 2-3 Jan. The lava flow toward Taniluya canyon decreased to a length of only 300 meters. [more]
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2013
Activity has remained stable and mainly effusive. There are few weak infrequent strombolian explosions (8 during 31 Dec-1 Jan) generating small gray ash plumes rising up to 400 m, and the extrusion of the lava flow towards Taniluya canyon, 500 m long yesterday morning. [more]
Image of Fuego early on 29 Dec 2012 showing the lava flow
Sunday, Dec 30, 2012
Activity has remained unchanged with weak strombolian explosions (11 counted during 28-29 Dec) producing small ash plumes up to about 500 m high, and the continuing lava flow, about 500 m long on the upper southern slope. [more]
Current seismic signal from FG3 station (INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012
Activity has remained dominantly effusive. The lava flow on the southern slope has increased its length to 500 m on 24 Dec morning. Mild strombolian activity with infrequent (a few per day) small explosions have continued at the volcano. ... [more]

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