Fuego volcano (Guatemala): increasing explosive activity
Sat, 7 Sep 2013, 10:0110:01 AM | BY: T
Fuego yesterday morning (INSIVUMEH)
The volcano observatory reports an increase in seismic and explosive activity occurred yesterday. There were frequent moderate to strong explosions, generating shock waves that could be heard and felt in up to 12 km distance.
Current seismic signal from Fuego volcano (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Ash plumes rose up to 1 km from the summit and moved in westerly directions for about 10 km distances. Constant glowing avalanches were observed on the upper southern flank towards the Ceniza canyon.
Fri, 6 Sep 2013, 11:48
After the paroxysm on 2 Sep, the lava flow effusion has stopped and the volcano has returned to its typical activity with occasional explosions from the summit vent. INSIVUMEH reported 6 moderate explosions yesterday with ash plumes rising up to 800 m and drifting for 10-12 km before dispersing.a. ... Read all
Wed, 4 Sep 2013, 06:00
Fuego volcano (Guatemala) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 September-10 September 2013 (Continuing Activity)
INSIVUMEH reported that during 4-6 September explosions from Fuego generated ash plumes that rose 800-850 m and drifted 10-12 km W and SW. Block avalanches descended the Ceniza (SSW) drainage. During 5-6 September explosions produced shock waves that rattled structures in villages 10 km away. ... Read all