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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: NEW VA EM.

Monday Jun 11, 2018 05:30 AM |

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

FVXX20 at 05:20 UTC, 11/06/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180611/0518Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/442

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EM.

OBS VA DTG:
11/0445Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N1438 W09100 - N1429 W09053
- N1427
W09053 - N1427 W09104 - N1438 W09100 MOV
NW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR:
11/1100Z SFC/FL190 N1437 W09101
- N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09053 - N1426
W09104 -
N1437 W09101

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1700Z SFC/FL190
N1440
W09056 - N1428 W09051 - N1426 W09053 - N1433
W09104 - N1440
W09056

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/2300Z SFC/FL190 N1438
W09058 - N1428
W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1432
W09105 - N1438 W09058

RMK: NEW VA PUFF
DRIFTING NW AS PER STLT IMAGERY.
THIS COINCIDES WITH EARLIER OBS
RPRTS. NWP MDLS
DO NOT REFLECT ACTUAL WNDS. WEBCAM INOP. ...LEE

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180611/1115Z

Previous news
Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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