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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: ONGOING VA EMS PSBL

Tuesday Aug 08, 2017 05:30 AM |

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

FVXX23 at 05:15 UTC, 08/08/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170808/0513Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/153

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS PSBL

OBS VA DTG: 08/0500Z

OBS VA CLD:
VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL150 180/10KT

FCST
VA CLD +6HR: 08/1100Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1700Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
08/2300Z

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT DUE TO EXTENSIVE WX CLD
CVR. BRIGHT
HOTSPOT IN IR. VA EMS PSBL AND WOULD
MOV N FM SUMMIT AT 10KTS BLW
FL150. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170808/1115Z

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