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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): 6th paroxysm in 2016 ends

Thursday Apr 14, 2016 19:06 PM | BY: T

Tremor and seismic signal from Fuego volcano this morning (INSIVUMEH)
Tremor and seismic signal from Fuego volcano this morning (INSIVUMEH)
The 6th paroxysmal eruption of the volcano in 2016 ended already this morning, after having lasted approx. 24 hours only. The volcano's activity returned to its typical style of intermittent weak to moderate strombolian explosions.
No pyroclastic flows were generated during this latest eruptive phase, INSIVUMEH reported.
Previous news
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Activity summary 7-12 April / Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 6-12 April 2016: ... [more]

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Another paroxysm (the 6th this year so far) started last night at the volcano. Intermittent strombolian explosions merged into lava fountaining reaching 400 m height and increased lava effusion has been feeding a lava flow that had reached 2 km length into the Las Lajas ravine (SE side). ... [more]
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
After its latest paroxysm a few days ago, activity of the volcano has returned to normal levels with intermittent (one every few hours) weak to moderate-sized strombolian explosions. [more]
Lava fountains from Fuego during the night 25-26 Mar 2016
Sunday, Mar 27, 2016
During the past week, activity at the volcano gradually increased into the 5th paroxysm in 2016, generating pulsating lava fountains, lava flows and possibly pyroclastic flows. ... [more]
View of Fuego this morning
Thursday, Mar 03, 2016
The volcano's activity started to drop again to normal levels (intermittent small explosions) yesterday evening - the most recent paroxysm has now ended. [more]

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