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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: ONGOING LGT VA CLD

Wednesday Feb 27, 2019 07:45 AM | BY: VN

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

FVXX22 at 07:37 UTC, 27/02/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190227/0733Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/197

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LGT VA CLD

OBS VA DTG: 27/0715Z

OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL150 N1434 W09107 - N1429 W09053
- N1426 W09052 - N1428 W09111 -
N1434 W09107 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/1330Z SFC/FL150 N1435
W09114
- N1429 W09052 - N1426 W09053 - N1430 W09117 -
N1435 W09114

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: 27/1930Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
28/0130Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT LGT VA PLUME OBS IN STLT MOV W FM
SUMMIT
AT 10-15KT BLW FL150. ASH EXTDS APPROX 15
NMI BFR BECOMG TOO DIFF TO
DETECT. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190227/1330Z

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