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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
 

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
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161221/0530Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/245

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

ERUPTION DETAILS:
RPRTS OF VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 21/0515Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE
FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL160 090/20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1130Z


FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/1730Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/2330Z

RMK: T+0
CONFIDENCE IS HIGH. VA EM NOT SEEN IN
STLT IMAGERY DUE TO CLD COVER.
BRIGHT HOTSPOT
OBSD IN WEB CAM. OBS RPRTS VA EM AT FL160. RPRTS
OF
ASHFALL SEEN FROM NEARBY TOWNS ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20161221/1130Z

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