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Fuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes, is one of three large stratovolcanoes overlooking Guatemala's former capital, Antigua. It typically has strombolian activity and sometimes phases of intense lava fountaining, producing tall ash plumes and dangerous pyroclastic flows.
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Fuego webcams / live data Fuego volcano videos Fuego volcano books | Tours 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. Last earthquakes nearby
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption update
Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION IN WEBCAM ARND 25/0115Z
Sunday Sep 25, 2016 01:45 AM |
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 25 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX20 at 01:36 UTC, 25/09/16 from KNES VA ADVISORY DTG: 20160925/0133Z
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090 PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2016/174
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. NAM WINDS. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION IN WEBCAM ARND 25/0115Z
OBS VA DTG: 25/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE DATA WINDS SFC/FL130 180/5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/0700Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/1300Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 25/1900Z
RMK: AN EFFUSIVE STYLE ERUPTION IS ONGOING IN THE WEBCAM. AT TIMES POTENTIAL VA CAN BE OBS. IN ADDITION...A BRIGHT HOTSPOT CAN BE OBS IN STLT IMAGERY. ANY VA WOULD BE MOV GENERALLY TOWARD THE N/NNW ARND 5-10 KTS. ...MICHAEL
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]
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