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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: CONT VA EMS

Tuesday Feb 13, 2018 17:00 PM |

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

FVXX23 at 16:45 UTC, 13/02/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180213/1642Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/122

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. CIMSS
VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 13/1545Z

OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL160 N1428 W09052 - N1359 W09145
- N1423 W09203 - N1428 W09052
MOV W 30-35KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/2200Z SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053
-
N1359 W09145 - N1423 W09203 - N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
14/0400Z SFC/FL160 N1428
W09053 - N1358 W09144 - N1421 W09202 -
N1428
W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/1000Z SFC/FL160 N1428
W09053 - N1358
W09144 - N1357 W09144 - N1420
W09202 - N1428 W09053

RMK: VA EXTD 65
NMI WNW FR THE SUMMIT. NWP MODEL
GUIDANCE SUGGESTS CONT W TO WNW MOV
THROUGH +18
HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180213/2245Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 12 Feb 2018
Monday, Feb 12, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Feb 10, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Feb 09, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Heat signal from Fuego (MIROVA)
Friday, Feb 09, 2018
One week after the most recent paroxysm of the volcano, it's activity seems to be picking up again, judging from increased heat emission signals and strong seismic signals, probably related to rockfalls. ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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