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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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA EM

Wednesday Apr 10, 2019 10:45 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 10:38 UTC, 10/04/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190410/1037Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/362

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 10/1021Z

OBS VA CLD:
SFC/FL160 N1444 W09032 - N1437 W09027
- N1428 W09051 - N1429 W09053 -
N1444 W09032 MOV
NE 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/1630Z SFC/FL160 N1443
W09023
- N1432 W09022 - N1428 W09052 - N1429 W09053 -
N1443 W09023

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: 10/2230Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
11/0430Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM OBS IN STLT IMAGERY MOV NE FM
SUMMIT
FL160. NWP MODEL AGREES WELL WITH OBS TRAJECTORY.
...BOLL

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190410/1630Z

Previous news
Monday, Apr 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Apr 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Apr 05, 2019
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 . ... [more]
Friday, Apr 05, 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]
Thursday, Apr 04, 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]

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