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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

Thursday Oct 10, 2013 14:18 PM | BY: T

Activity has decreased again to relatively low to moderate levels. The recent increase did not result in another paroxysm.
INSIVUMEH reported few small explosions, and continuing but reduced lava effusion. This morning, the lava flow directed towards the Taniluya canyon was 300 m long.
Previous news
Seismic signal showing the increase of Fuego's activity this morning
Monday, Oct 07, 2013
In the past hours, activity has increased and might be heading towards another paroxysm. The frequency and size of explosions rose significantly and has been creating an ash plume about 1 km high and drifting 8 miles south and southwest. Many of the explosions generate shock waves, rattling roofs and windows of houses in the villages Panimaché, Morelia and Panimaché II. ... [more]
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
Activity is very low. Almost no explosions have occurred recently. The lava flow on the upper south flank seems to be still weakly active. [more]
Thursday, Oct 03, 2013
Activity has been weak recently. The lava flows on the upper southern flank is still active, and was about 100 m long this morning, headed towards the Trinidad canyon. Explosions have been few and only produced ash plumes rising a few 100 meters. [more]
The new lava flow on Fuego volcano this morning
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
A new lava flow has appeared during the past days and is currently flowing from the summit crater towards the Trinidad canyon (SE side) with a length of 300 m this morning. Weak glowing avalanches detach from its front. ... [more]
Fuego yesterday morning (INSIVUMEH)
Friday, Sep 20, 2013
No significant change in activity occurred over the past days. Small to moderate explosions that often are accompanied by shock waves occur from time to time (several times per day). Ash plumes rose up to about 600 m during 18-19 September. [more]

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