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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM OBSD

Friday Dec 14, 2018 08:00 AM |

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

FVXX21 at 07:53 UTC, 14/12/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181214/0751Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/741

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 14/0715Z

OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL180 N1429 W09052 - N1427 W09038
- N1423 W09040 - N1427 W09053 -
N1429 W09052 MOV
E 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1330Z SFC/FL180 N1429
W09051
- N1427 W09038 - N1423 W09039 - N1427 W09052 -
N1429 W09051

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: 14/1930Z SFC/FL180 N1431
W09038 - N1427 W09038 - N1427
W09052 - N1429
W09052 - N1431 W09038

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0130Z
SFC/FL180 N1437
W09044 - N1432 W09039 - N1427 W09052 - N1429
W09052 -
N1437 W09044

RMK: LGHT VA EM SEEN EXTENDING APPROX 20 NMI ESE
AWAY FM
SUMMIT. EM FRCST TO MOV MORE E TO NE
THRU T+18 HRS. ...KIM

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20181214/1345Z

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