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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
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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 17000 ft (5200 m)
Sunday May 12, 2019 10:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:
FVXX22 at 10:37 UTC, 12/05/19 from KNES
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763
ADVISORY NR: 2019/439
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EM
OBS VA DTG: 12/1011Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170
N1428 W09053 - N1428 W09052
- N1403 W09042 - N1402 W09055 - N1428
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1600Z SFC/FL170 N1428 W09053
N1428 W09052 - N1401 W09032 - N1356 W09046 -
FCST VA CLD
+12HR: 12/2200Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0400Z NO
RMK: VA EM VISIBLE IN STLT IMAGERY STRETCHING 30
NMI S FM
SUMMIT FL170. NWP MODEL GUIDANCE AGREES
WITH OBS. ...BOLL
WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190512/1630Z
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