Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update
A trend of increasing explosive activity is visible over the past days. INSIVUMEH reports weak to moderate explosions with ash plumes rising up to 800 m above the crater and producing a plume drifting 10 km to the west and northwest.
Tue, 22 Oct 2013, 06:1406:14 AM | BY: T
Shock waves that rattle doors and windows and roofs in villages like Morelia, Panimache, Sangre De Cristo and others on the SW flank accompany these explosions.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013, 05:50
Activity has decreased and shifted back to be mainly mildly explosive. INSIVUMEH reported a few explosions with ash plumes of about 300 m height yesterday. The lava effusion has decreased. The lava flow was still active yesterday morning, but only 150 m long. ... Read all
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 14:38
After its brief surge in activity, the volcano has calmed down again a bit, but continues to produce strombolian explosions ejecting glowing lava to 50-75 m above the crater and feeding its lava flow on the southern flank. This morning, it had reached a length of 800 m, the volcano observatory reports. ... Read all