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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: VA EM to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Thursday Apr 18, 2019 02:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 01:58 UTC, 18/04/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190418/0156Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/366

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 18/0140Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180
N1440 W09047 - N1436 W09041
- N1426 W09052 - N1428 W09054 - N1440
W09047 MOV
NE 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/0730Z SFC/FL180 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/1330Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/1930Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM DETECTED IN STLT BUT QUICKLY
DISAPPEARS DUE TO
MET CLDS. LOW CONFIDENCE IN
EXTENT IN VA FROM SUMMIT AND DIR BECAUSE
MODELS
DO NOT AGREE WITH INITIAL VA DIR SEEN. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY:
WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190418/0800Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 10 Apr 2019
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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