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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RPRTS OF VA EM.
Wednesday Dec 21, 2016 05:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 05:32 UTC, 21/12/16 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2016/245
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS.
DETECTION. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. INSIVUMEH.
RPRTS OF VA EM.
OBS VA DTG: 21/0515Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL160 090/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1130Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/1730Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/2330Z
CONFIDENCE IS HIGH. VA EM NOT SEEN IN
STLT IMAGERY DUE TO CLD COVER.
OBSD IN WEB CAM. OBS RPRTS VA EM AT FL160. RPRTS
ASHFALL SEEN FROM NEARBY TOWNS ...KIM
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
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