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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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: CONT THIN VA CLD
Thursday Feb 28, 2019 06:45 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 06:41 UTC, 28/02/19 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2019/201
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT THIN VA CLD
OBS VA DTG: 28/0615Z
OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL160 N1432 W09125 - N1430 W09053
- N1425 W09053 - N1421 W09137 -
N1432 W09125 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1230Z SFC/FL160 N1429
- N1422 W09053 - N1414 W09143 - N1426 W09133 -
VA CLD +12HR: 28/1830Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR:
01/0030Z NO ASH EXP
RMK: CONT LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT MOV W AT 15KTS
FL160. VA EXTDS APPROX 30 NMI FM SUMMIT THRU
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190228/1245Z
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