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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 updates:

Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS

Thursday Mar 15, 2018 22:15 PM |

Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 15 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 15 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 22:09 UTC, 15/03/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180315/2207Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/248

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 15/2145Z

OBS VA
CLD: SFC/FL140 N1431 W09104 - N1429 W09053
- N1427 W09052 - N1425
W09104 - N1431 W09104 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0400Z
SFC/FL140 N1431 W09103
- N1428 W09053 - N1427 W09053 - N1423 W09104
-
N1431 W09103

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1000Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA
CLD +18HR: 16/1600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA IS EXPECTED IN THE AREA BUT IS
DIFFICULT
TO OBS DUE TO WX CLDS. VA IS DRAWN BASED ON
PREVIOUS +6HR
FCST. NWP MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES
THE WIND IS FM THE E. ...ZHU

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180316/0400Z

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