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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 update

Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INCREASING ACTIVITY WITH VA EM.

Monday Sep 05, 2016 22:30 PM |

Satellite image of Fuego volcano on  5 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 5 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 22:26 UTC, 05/09/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160905/2224Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/164

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. INSIVUMEH.


ERUPTION DETAILS: INCREASING ACTIVITY WITH VA EM.

OBS VA DTG:
05/2145Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL150 090/15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0400Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
06/1000Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1600Z

RMK: VO RPRT INTSF ACTIVITY WITH
VA EM TO FL150
EXTD 6.5 NM TO THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST. VA NOT
DETECTED
IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLD. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20160906/0430Z

Previous news
MODIS thermal signal from Fuego volcano (MIROVA)
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
The activity at the volcano has again started to increase - while it continues with intermittent explosions, satellite-based measured heat emission from the summit is becoming more intense, typically a sign that the magma column is rising inside the conduit. ... [more]
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego this morning
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Aug 22, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego (INSIVUMEH webcam image)
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016
The volcano is currently in normal strombolian activity with intermittent explosions that generate small ash puffs. ... [more]
Friday, Aug 19, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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