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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
(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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Fuego volcano toursVolcanoes in the land of the Maya
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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego volcano (Guatemala) activity update
Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 16:23
16:23 PM | BY: T
Explosive activity has been relatively high recently. Individual eruptions have been producing ash plumes that rose to up to 1 km and incandescent material was seen rising 150-200 m above the crater.
Shock waves often accompany the stronger explosions. There is no lava flow currently.
An increase in activity with more frequent and stronger explosions took place yesterday, but the volcano has again been calmer today. ... read all
Activity remains at typical average levels, characterized by intermittent, sometimes strong strombolian explosions that eject abundant incandescent material to 100-200 m above the crater. The bombs create avalanches on the upper slopes. read all
No significant changes in activity have occurred at the volcano. The observatory reported 8 weak and one moderate strombolian-type explosion since yesterday. read all
Strombolian activity continues at the volcano. Incandescent material is being ejected to up to 200 m height and ash plumes rise to up to 800 m. The recent, short-lived lava flow has disappeared. ... read all
Yesterday's new lava flow was no longer active today. Explosive activity has been weak to moderate today. ... read all
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