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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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL EM to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Mar 01, 2019 10:45 AM | 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:

FVXX22 at 10:41 UTC, 01/03/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190301/1039Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/207

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 01/1000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140
N1435 W09050 - N1433 W09046
- N1426 W09052 - N1428 W09054 - N1435
W09050 MOV
NE 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/1600Z SFC/FL140 N1432 W09041
-
N1427 W09041 - N1427 W09053 - N1430 W09053 -
N1432 W09041

FCST VA CLD
+12HR: 01/2200Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/0400Z NO
ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL LGT VA EXT 5 NM NE OF THE SUMMIT. WND
FCST TO VEER
MORE TOWARDS EAST OVR NXT 6 HRS.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED
BY 20190301/1645Z

Previous news
Friday, Mar 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019
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 . ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 26, 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]

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