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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Apr 28, 2019 13:15 PM | 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:13 UTC, 28/04/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190428/1311Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO
342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/396

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 28/1250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150
N1429 W09053 - N1426 W09051
- N1357 W09137 - N1400 W09156 - N1410
W09148 -
N1429 W09053 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1900Z SFC/FL150
N1429 W09053
- N1426 W09051 - N1356 W09143 - N1358 W09155 -
N1406
W09159 - N1417 W09146 - N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/0100Z
SFC/FL150 N1429
W09053 - N1426 W09052 - N1354 W09140 - N1355
W09153 -
N1403 W09158 - N1414 W09149 - N1429
W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/0700Z
SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM REMAINS ATTACHED AND STRETCHES 60
NMI
SW FM SUMMIT FL150. NWP MODEL GUIDANCE AGREES
WELL WITH OBS
TRAJECTORY. ...BOLL

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190428/1915Z

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