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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: CONT VA EMS

Friday Dec 09, 2016 18:45 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 18:40 UTC, 09/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161209/1839Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/240

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 09/1830Z

OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL200 N1504 W09134 - N1458 W09125
- N1445 W09129 - N1449 W09138 -
N1504 W09134 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/0030Z SFC/FL200 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0630Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/1230Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. VA PLUME OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY
APPROXIMATELY 45NM NW OF SUMMIT. VA MOV
NW AT 5-10KTS. ...FISHER

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161210/0045Z

Previous news
Heat signal from Fuego volcano showing the rythmic pattern of so far 15 paroxysms in 2016 (MIROVA)
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
The volcano follows its remarkable cycle of paroxysms (intense eruptive phase with lava fountains and rapid lava flow effusion) at regular intervals of approx. 3-4 weeks. ... [more]

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