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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
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 29, 2019 20:00 PM | 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:

FVXX21 at 19:59 UTC, 29/03/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190329/1957Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/328

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 29/1915Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140
N1429 W09053 - N1427 W09051
- N1410 W09101 - N1412 W09107 - N1429
W09053 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 30/0130Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 30/0730Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/1330Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLD.
OBS VA BASED
ON MODEL FCST WINDS WITH LOW
CONFIDENCE. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20190330/0200Z

Previous news
Friday, Mar 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019
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Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Mar 27, 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]
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 26 Mar 2019
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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