Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update
Activity at the volcano was characterized by weak to moderate strombolian explosions occurring at rates of 2-3 per hour. Abundant incandescent material is ejected and forms avalanches on the upper slopes.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014, 11:2311:23 AM | BY: T
Sometimes strong shock waves accompany the explosions and rattle windows and roofs of houses in the areas of Panimache, Morelia and others. Ash plumes rise to up to 700 m above the crater.
The recent lava flow seems to have stopped.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014, 09:44
Activity at the volcano remains both explosive and effusive at fluctuating levels. After an increase during 22-23 Jan, it decreased yesterday, but seems to have picked up today again. Read all
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 07:49
It appears that activity has increased over night. A strong continuous seismic signal (probably tremor) suggests an increase in lava effusion could be occurring. The next update from INSIVUMEH later today will give a better picture. Read all