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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING ACT

Saturday Feb 17, 2018 14:30 PM |

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

FVXX23 at 14:18 UTC, 17/02/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180217/1415Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/140

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING ACT

OBS VA DTG: 17/1400Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1431 W09052 - N1426 W09051
- N1350 W09201 - N1419 W09216 - N1431 W09052 MOV
SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/2000Z SFC/FL160 N1431 W09053
- N1426 W09051 - N1339 W09208 - N1422 W09226 -
N1431 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/0200Z SFC/FL160 N1431
W09052 - N1426 W09051 - N1353 W09228 - N1425
W09237 - N1431 W09052

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0800Z SFC/FL160 N1430
W09051 - N1426 W09051 - N1352 W09232 - N1422
W09240 - N1430 W09051

RMK: LGT VA IS SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY EXTD ABT 90
NMI SW FM SUMMIT. MODELS KEEP A GENERAL SW TO W
MOV AT FL160 THROUGH T+18 ...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180217/2015Z

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