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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

Sunday Jan 27, 2013 16:47 PM | BY: T

There have been no explosions or ash emissions during the past 24 hours. AActivity remains low although the lava flow towards the Taniluya canyon is still active, 600 m long today. Incandescent blocks rolling from its front reach the edge of the vegetation.
Previous news
Friday, Jan 25, 2013
During 24-25 Jan, it was not possible to observe the activity, but rumblings generated by explosions were heard. The lava flow length this morning was 800 meters, in southwestern direction. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
Activity has remained mostly effusive; the lava flow increased to 900 length this morning. Only few weak explosions occurred since yesterday. [more]
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
Activity remains low and mainly effusive. The lava flow has increased to 800 m length. Only a few explosions occurred since yesterday with ash plumes rising about 300 m. [more]
Monday, Jan 21, 2013
Activity remains low and mostly effusive. There were 7 weak strombolian explosions during 19-20 Jan. The lava flow has increased to 600 m length on 20 Jan morning. [more]
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013
Activity has been decreasing with fewer) explosions (only 2 weak ones during 14-15 Jan) and the lava flow reducing its length to 300 m. [more]

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