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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Fuego volcano toursVolcanoes in the land of the Maya
(15-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM OBSD to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Thursday Mar 21, 2019 06:45 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 06:39 UTC, 21/03/19 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2019/291
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD
OBS VA DTG: 21/0600Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160
N1447 W09043 - N1440 W09034
- N1427 W09050 - N1429 W09052 - N1447
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1200Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/1800Z NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0000Z
NO ASH EXP
RMK: LGHT CONS VA EM SEEN MOV NE AWAY FM SUMMIT.
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190321/1230Z
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Ambrym+Yasur volcanoes in Vanuatu
: An adventurous expedition to some of the most spectacular and active volcanoes in the world! Our volcano expedition to Vanuatu lets you spend 1 week on Ambrym with its multiple active lava lakes and 4 days on Yasur, famous for its spectacular fireworks. Guided by professional volcanologist, small groups (May-Sep).