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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
 

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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Thu, 30 May 2013, 13:21
13:21 PM | BY: T
Current seismic signal from Fuego volcano (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal from Fuego volcano (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Activity remains weak. As it's rainy season, the volcano is mostly in clouds, but the seismogram and INSIVUMEH reports indicate occasional small explosions, some rockfalls and degassing events.
Previous news
Sat, 25 May 2013, 16:28
Explosive activity has picked up a bit. INSIVUMEH reported strong degassing noises and 5 weak and 4 moderate explosions since yesterday, some of which produce plumes of about 1 km height and drifting 10 km to the W and NW. Light ash fall occurred in the areas of Panimache 1 and 2, Morelia, Santa Sofía, El porvenir and Yucales. ... read all
Thu, 23 May 2013, 08:02
Activity has remained stable during the past week. During yesterday, INSIVUMEH recorded 10 weak strombolian-type explosions that generated small ash plumes of up to 600 m height and drifting for 8-10 km before dissipating. ... read all
Thu, 16 May 2013, 09:02
Explosive activity remains very weak. During the past 24 hour observation interval, INSIVUMEH only counted 3 small explosions. ... read all
Tue, 14 May 2013, 15:22
Activity has remained stable and at relatively low levels over the past days. The volcano has few weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions every now and then (5-10 per day), which produce small ash plumes rising up to 5-700 m above the crater. ... read all
Mon, 6 May 2013, 06:11
Activity remained at low level, characterized by few (6 during yesterday) strombolian-type explosions that produce gray ash plumes rising 300-500 m above the crater. ... read all
 

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