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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): increasing explosive activity

Friday Nov 14, 2014 07:13 AM | BY: T

Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego on 12 Nov (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego on 12 Nov (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Explosive activity from the volcano has slowly been increasing over the past 1-2 weeks. Eruptions of moderate size with ash plumes up to more than 1000 m height have become more frequent.
Shock waves could be felt in up to 20 km distance and rattled windows and roofs of houses in villages around the volcano.
Previous news
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Activity has been relatively weak today, with mostly smaller and only one medium-sized explosion recorded by the observatory. ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
The volcano's activity has been stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions continue. ... [more]
Small eruption at Fuego on 15 Oct (INSIVUMEH)
Friday, Oct 17, 2014
Mild to moderate strombolian activity continues with no major changes over the past weeks. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
The volcano's activity has been fairly stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions eject abundant incandescent material to up to 150 m height and produce ash plumes rising up to approx. 800 m. ... [more]
Friday, Sep 12, 2014
Mild to moderate explosive activity continues with no significant changes over the past weeks, but has been relatively intense. ... [more]

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