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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
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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Friday Feb 08, 2019 12:30 PM | BY: VN

Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: INTMT VA EMS..

FVXX21 at 12:17 UTC, 08/02/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190208/1215Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/120

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTMT VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 08/1145Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1439 W09108 - N1428 W09052
- N1426 W09052 - N1429 W09112 - N1439 W09108 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1800Z SFC/FL150 N1443 W09117
- N1430 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1427 W09122 -
N1443 W09117

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/0000Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/0600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA OBS TO 15 NM WNW OF SUMMIT. CURRENT VA
EMS LIKELY TO DISP QUICKLY...BUT CONTD INTMT ACT
IS PSBL. NWP MDLS FCST LTLCG IN WINDS THRU
T+6HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190208/1815Z

Previous news
Friday, Feb 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 . ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 . ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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