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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: NEW VA EM ARND 0640Z

Monday Jun 04, 2018 09:15 AM |

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

FVXX23 at 09:13 UTC, 04/06/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180604/0911Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/428

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EM ARND 0640Z

OBS VA DTG: 04/0830Z

OBS
VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N1431 W09111 - N1428 W09052
- N1427 W09052 - N1425
W09111 - N1431 W09111 MOV
W 05-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/1430Z
SFC/FL080 N1431 W09111
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1424 W09111
-
N1431 W09111

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/2030Z SFC/FL080 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA
CLD +18HR: 05/0230Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL VA SIGNATURE MOVG W FM SUMMIT
OBS IN
STLT BTWN WX CLDS. OBS MOVMT AGREES WELL WITH NWP
MDL FCST
WINDS. ...BOLL

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180604/1515Z

Previous news
Pyroclastic flow from Fuego yesterday (user-submitted photo, author unknown)
Monday, Jun 04, 2018
A strong eruptive phase (paroxysm) occurred at the volcano yesterday (Sun 3 June). Lasting for about 16-17 hours until the evening, it generated ash clouds reaching up to 10 km, which drifted into westerly directions for more than 40 km, lava flows descending on the flanks, heavy ash fall in nearby areas and secondary mud flows triggered by strong rainfall. ... [more]
Sunday, Jun 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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