Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update
No significant changes have occurred recently, but heavy rainfalls caused some lahars in the canyons Las Lajas and El Jute yesterday.
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 14:2814:28 PM | BY: T
Volcanic activity consists of small to modest explosions with ash plumes up to about 600 m above the crater and drifting for 10 km or so. Some of the explosions produce shock waves that rattle windows and roofs in the villages of Sangre de Cristo, Panimaché, Morelia and others in the area.
Wed, 3 Jul 2013, 06:00
Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 3 July-9 July 2013 (Continuing Activity)
INSIVUMEH reported that explosions from Fuego during 3-9 July generated ash plumes that rose 100-750 m above the crater and drifted 4-10 km W and NW on most days. During 4-5 and 8-9 July shock waves vibrated structures in areas including Sangre de Cristo (8 km WSW), Panimaché (8 km SW), and Morelia (9 km SW). On 5 July lahars descended the Las Lajas and El Jute drainages (SE), carrying blocks up to 50 cm in diameter. ... Read all
Mon, 1 Jul 2013, 16:04
The volcano has calmed down during the past day. Only 5 relatively weak explosions were recorded. Seismic activity has decreased as well. ... Read all