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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°WCurrent status
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| ReportsFuego volcano videosFuego volcano books | ToursFuego 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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.Last earthquakes nearby
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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ONGOING VA EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Sunday May 05, 2019 13:00 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 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX21 at 12:56 UTC, 05/05/19 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2019/416
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ONGOING VA EMS
OBS VA DTG:
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1432 W09108 - N1428 W09053
W09053 - N1425 W09108 - N1432 W09108 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR:
05/1830Z SFC/FL160 N1435 W09108
- N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09053 - N1426
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0030Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0630Z NO ASH EXP
RMK: VA IS NOT SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY DUE TO WX
CLDS. VA EMS ARE POSS BASED ON ACT DURING THE
HRS. MOV AND HGT BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE, STLT AND PREVIOUS ACT.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190505/1900Z
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