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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: VERY LGT VA EMS to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Jan 25, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 12:06 UTC, 25/01/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190125/1204Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/076

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VERY LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 25/1130Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1437 W09050 - N1428 W09049
- N1426 W09053 - N1432 W09056 - N1437 W09050 MOV
N 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/1730Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/2330Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/0530Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VERY LGT VA OBS IN STLT MOVG IN THE N
DIRECTION FM SUMMIT. ASH IS TOO DIFF TO DETECT
BEYOND 8NMI. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190125/1800Z

Previous news
Heat signal from Fuego on MODIS data (Mirova)
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019
The activity at the volcano has been increasing over the past days. It seems likely that another paroxysm is about to occur which could produce lava flows, tall ash plumes and pyroclastic flows. ... [more]

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