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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: VA EMS SEEN BEGINNING ARND 20/0330Z.

Thursday Jul 20, 2017 04:45 AM |

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

FVXX20 at 04:40 UTC, 20/07/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170720/0439Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/140

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. EXPERIMENTAL GOES-16.


ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS SEEN BEGINNING ARND
20/0330Z.

RMK: WE HAVE
RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER
FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT
ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Previous news
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]

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