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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) 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.

Fuego volcano tours:
Volcanoes in the land of the Maya (15-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
Guatemala Volcano Special (8-day volcano tour to Pacaya and Fuego, Guatemala)
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: DISCRETE VA EM

Wed, 28 Dec 2016, 16:00
16:00 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 15:59 UTC, 28/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161228/1557Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/251

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 28/1515Z

OBS VA
CLD: SFC/FL140 N1431 W09106 - N1430 W09053
- N1428 W09053 - N1425
W09106 - N1431 W09106 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/2130Z
SFC/FL140 N1431 W09116
- N1430 W09053 - N1428 W09053 - N1423 W09116
-
N1431 W09116

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/0330Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA
CLD +18HR: 29/0930Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. MULTIPLE
DISCRETE VA EM
SEEN IN STLT AND WEBCAM MOV WSW. EM ARE DIFF AND
EXTD
APRX 12 NM FROM SUMMIT. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20161228/2200Z

Previous news

Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 21:26
Pyroclastic flow this morning at Fuego volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The 16th paroxysm of the volcano (violent episode with lava fountaining and lava flow emission) in 2016 has started. read all
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