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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: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY AND VOLCAT to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Thursday Mar 14, 2019 07:00 AM | BY: VN
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 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX22 at 06:46 UTC, 14/03/19 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2019/258
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY AND
OBS VA DTG: 14/0615Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1434 W09116 - N1431
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09116 - N1434 W09116 MOV
VA CLD +6HR: 14/1230Z SFC/FL160 N1436 W09126
- N1431 W09051 - N1428
W09051 - N1425 W09126 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/1830Z
W09126 - N1431 W09051 - N1428 W09051 - N1428
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0030Z SFC/FL160 N1436
N1431 W09051 - N1427 W09051 - N1425
W09126 - N1436 W09126
RMK: VA SEEN
MOV W IN STLT IMAGERY. MODEL
GUIDANCE INDICATES A CONT W-WARD MOV
HRS. HGT AND MOV BASED ON STLT AND MODEL
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190314/1245Z
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