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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: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Saturday May 04, 2019 14:45 PM | BY: VN

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 and is moving at 5-10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 14:40 UTC, 04/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190504/1437Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/412

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. ASH3D.
VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 04/1410Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1431 W09117 - N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1424 W09116 - N1431 W09117 MOV W
5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/2000Z SFC/FL160 N1435 W09121
- N1430 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1425 W09122 -
N1435 W09121

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/0200Z SFC/FL160 N1440
W09120 - N1430 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1429
W09121 - N1440 W09120

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/0800Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV W AND EXTDG
NEARLY 25 NM FM SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A
MOV TWD THE WNW-NW BY T+12 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190504/2030Z

Previous news
Friday, May 03, 2019
Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes. ... [more]
Friday, May 03, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 03, 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]
Tuesday, Apr 30, 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]
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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