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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM AROUND 1120Z

Tuesday Sep 13, 2016 14:45 PM |

Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 13 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 13 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 14:30 UTC, 13/09/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160913/1428Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/172

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO
WEB
CAMERA. INSIVUMEH.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM AROUND 1120Z

OBS VA DTG:
13/1345Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL150 SW/5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/2000Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/0800Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: RPRTS OF VA AND GAS EM TO NEAR FL150 AROUND
1120Z MOV
SW A 5-10KM. VA EXP TO DISP 8-10KM SW.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20160913/2030Z

Previous news
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. read all
 

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