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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 update

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): 6th paroxysm in 2017 ended

Wednesday Jul 12, 2017 12:05 PM | BY: T

Tremor amplitude at Fuego volcano during 9-11 July 2017 (image: INSIVUMEH)
Tremor amplitude at Fuego volcano during 9-11 July 2017 (image: INSIVUMEH)
The latest paroxysm (the 6th in 2017 so far) ended in the afternoon of 11 July after having lasted 31 hours. During the peak phase, pulsating lava fountaining generated a tall ash plume and fed multiple lava flows that descended the flanks of the volcano.
Previous news
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 11 Jul 2017
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Jul 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jul 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
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