Fuego volcano (Guatemala): strong activity, lava flows
Sat, 6 Jun 2015, 08:3008:30 AM | BY: T
Another strong eruptive phase with the effusion of lava flows and elevated explosive activity has been occurring at the volcano since yesterday.
View of Fuego volcano this morning with bright glow from the lava flows
Two active lava flows are descending the Cenizas and Trinidad ravines on the SSW and S sides of the volcano. Strombolian explosions create a steam and ash plume that rises to approx. 5 km altitude and drifts 15 km W and NW.
Tue, 2 Jun 2015, 16:23
Activity remains relatively intense, with frequent strombolian-type explosions ranging from small to strong, according to the volcano observatory. Incandescent material is ejected up to 150 m above the crater and ash plumes rise up to 1 km. Read all
Fri, 22 May 2015, 06:53
Activity at the volcano has increased during the past days. Strombolian explosions have been small, moderate and large and occurring frequently. Ash plumes rose to 1 km above the crater and incandescent jets 150 m above the crater. Read all