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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 EMS OBS.

Friday Dec 16, 2016 03:30 AM |

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

FVXX22 at 03:21 UTC, 16/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161216/0318Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS OBS.

OBS VA DTG: 16/0245Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N1430 W09052 - N1427 W09052
- N1425 W09103 - N1430 W09104 - N1430 W09052 MOV
W 10-15KT SFC/FL180 N1444 W09148 - N1442 W09135 -
N1434 W09137 - N1435 W09150 - N1444 W09148 MOV W
10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0900Z SFC/FL180 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1500Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/2100Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. VA EMS SEEN MOV W ARND
8 NM FROM SUMMT. A BREAK IN WX CLDS SHOWED
ANOTHER VA EMS MOV TO THE W ARND 50 NM FROM
SUMMIT. ...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161216/0915Z

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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