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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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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
Wednesday Feb 28, 2018 07:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX23 at 07:13 UTC, 28/02/18 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2018/187
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. CIMSS
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 28/0645Z
CLD: SFC/FL160 N1437 W09134 - N1429 W09052
- N1425 W09053 - N1423
W09139 - N1437 W09134 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1300Z
SFC/FL160 N1440 W09156
- N1429 W09053 - N1425 W09053 - N1424 W09205
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1900Z SFC/FL160 N1440
N1429 W09052 - N1425 W09054 - N1424
W09205 - N1440 W09158
FCST VA CLD
+18HR: 01/0100Z SFC/FL160 N1440
W09157 - N1429 W09052 - N1425 W09052 -
W09203 - N1440 W09157
RMK: FQT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY MOV W
SUMMIT AT 20-25KTS NEAR FL160. VA EXTDS APPROX 80
NMI THRU 0645Z.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180228/1315Z
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