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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: INTERMITTENT EMS WITH VA.

Sunday Jun 10, 2018 04:30 AM |

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

FVXX20 at 04:21 UTC, 10/06/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180610/0418Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/438

INFO SOURCE: INSIVUMEH.

ERUPTION DETAILS:
INTERMITTENT EMS WITH VA.

OBS VA DTG: 10/0345Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL180 090/5-10KT

FCST VA CLD
+6HR: 10/1000Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/1600Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
10/2200Z

RMK: INSIVUMEH BULLETINS SUGGEST SEVERAL VA PUFFS
PER HR ARE
OCCURING AND DRIFTING SW-W. VA CANNOT
BE SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY . WEBCAM
INOP. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180610/1015Z

Previous news
Friday, Jun 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
The special bulletin about the new pyroclastic flow on Fuego yesterday
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2018
Another pyroclastic flow descended on the SE flank yesterday at 14:10 local time (5 June), following the same path (through the Las Lajas and El Jute drainages) as the catastrophic one on Sunday that claimed many lives. ... [more]
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on  6 Jun 2018
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
The canyon on the SE side filled with ash deposits from the pyroclastic flow at Fuego (image: CONRED)
Tuesday, Jun 05, 2018
More details slowly emerge about Sunday's deadly eruption, which now ranks as the largest of the volcano since 1974. The national disaster mitigation agency CONRED gave the official number of fatalities as 25 (as of yesterday) while from other sources it seems that clear there were far more, at least 60+, lives lost in this eruption. ... [more]
Monday, Jun 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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