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Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:07
15:07 PM | BY: T
Fuego this morning (INSIVUMEH)
Fuego this morning (INSIVUMEH)
Explosive activity has increased a bit recently. INSIVUMEH reports explosions with incandescent tephra reaching 75-100 m above the crater and ash plumes rising up to almost 1 km during the past days. Frequent incandescent avalanches occur from the ejected bombs on the upper slope of the volcano. Light gray ash fall occurred at the observatory (located to the south).

Previous news

Wed, 11 Sep 2013, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 10-11 September explosions from Fuego generated ash plumes that drifted W and NW. Ejected material formed avalanches within the crater. On 10 September lahars that descended the Taniluya (SW) drainage were 15-20 m wide, 1-2 m deep, and carried tree trunks. ... Read all
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 13:37
Activity has been mild during the past days, with occasional small strombolian-type explosions that eject incandescent material to about 100 m above the crater. Read all
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