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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: RPRTS OF VA EM

Tuesday Jul 18, 2017 13:45 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 13:36 UTC, 18/07/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170718/1333Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/134

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. INSIVUMEH.


ERUPTION DETAILS: RPRTS OF VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 18/1315Z

OBS VA CLD: VA
NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL160 090/15-20KT

FCST
VA CLD +6HR: 18/1930Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0130Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
19/0730Z

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX
CLDS. OBS RPRTS
VA EM AROUND FL160 MOV W AND NW.
MODEL SUGGESTS WINDS ARE AT 15-20
KTS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170718/1930Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 17 Jul 2017
Monday, Jul 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tremor amplitude at Fuego volcano during 9-11 July 2017 (image: INSIVUMEH)
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
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. [more]
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]

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