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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: ONGOING VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Tuesday Mar 26, 2019 00:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX22 at 00:30 UTC, 26/03/19 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/315
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 26/0000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09050
- N1359 W09110 - N1404 W09123 - N1429 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 26/0600Z SFC/FL150 N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09050 - N1410 W09123 - N1421 W09126 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 26/1200Z SFC/FL150 N1429
W09052 - N1426 W09052 - N1413 W09124 - N1427
W09128 - N1429 W09052
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/1800Z SFC/FL150 N1431
W09128 - N1429 W09052 - N1426 W09051 - N1414
W09126 - N1431 W09128
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA PLUME NOTED IN VISIBLE AND
VOLCAT IMAGERY. INTERMITTENT PUFFS ALSO SEEN IN
WEBCAM. VA MOV SW THEN MORE W WITH TIME. ...LEE
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190326/0630Z
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