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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): lava flows on southern and western flanks during 27-30 Sep

Thursday Oct 01, 2015 08:02 AM | BY: T

Strombolian explosion from Fuego this morning
Strombolian explosion from Fuego this morning
Lava flows from Fuego on 27 Sep
Lava flows from Fuego on 27 Sep
A phase of increased activity with lava flow effusion occurred during the past days, but has subsided by now again.
Starting 27 Sep, two lava flows started to descend on the southern and western sides of the volcano, while strombolian explosions were larger than usual in size.
Previous news
Lava effusion from Fuego on 1 Sep 2015 (INSIVUMEH)
Friday, Sep 04, 2015
Another short, but unusually strong eruptive phase took place at the volcano between Wednesday (30 Aug) and yesterday (3 Sep). The volcano has now returned to average activity levels. ... [more]
Monday, Aug 24, 2015
The volcano's activity remains low to moderate. [more]
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Activity has decreased during the past days. INSIVUMEH reported only few and relatively weak explosions occurred during yesterday. [more]
Sunday, Aug 09, 2015
Activity has been elevated at the volcano. INSIVUMEH reported 36 weak to moderate explosions during 24 hours with ash plumes rising up to 1000 m above the crater and sometimes accompanied by shock waves. A lava flow on the upper SE side (towards the Las Lajas ravine) is active and was 300 m long last night. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego volcano, July 1, 2015 (image: CONRED)
Sunday, Jul 05, 2015
The eruptive activity intensified into another paroxysm during 1 July, producing a lava flow, more than 1 km long, and relatively large pyroclastic flows through the Las Lajas drainage on the southeast side that reached 4-5 km length. ... [more]

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