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Fuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes, is one of three large stratovolcanoes overlooking Guatemala's former capital, Antigua. It typically has strombolian activity and sometimes phases of intense lava fountaining, producing tall ash plumes and dangerous pyroclastic flows.
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Fuego webcams / live data Fuego volcano videos Fuego volcano books | Tours 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
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)
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.
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