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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: OCNL EM to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Saturday Mar 16, 2019 09:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 09:42 UTC, 16/03/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190316/0940Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/266

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 16/0915Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170
N1441 W09059 - N1428 W09050
- N1426 W09055 - N1437 W09107 - N1441
W09059 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1530Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/2130Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0330Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLD
BUT EXP IN
THE AREA MOV TO THE NW. OBS VA BASED
ON MODEL FCST WNDS. ...TURK

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190316/1545Z

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