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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
(4 out of 5)
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.
Fuego volcano tours:Volcanoes in the land of the Maya
(15-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)Guatemala Volcano Special
(8-day volcano tour to Pacaya and Fuego, Guatemala)
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS DISCRETE VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Mon, 15 Jul 2019, 14:30
14:30 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:
FVXX22 at 14:28 UTC, 15/07/19 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/552
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS DISCRETE VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 15/1400Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1432 W09128 - N1429 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1423 W09128 - N1432 W09128 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/2000Z SFC/FL160 N1433 W09129
- N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1420 W09129 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0200Z SFC/FL160 N1429
W09132 - N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09052 - N1417
W09131 - N1429 W09132
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0800Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP
RMK: VA EMS OBS IN G16 VIS STLT IMAGERY MOVG BTWN
W AND WSW. VA EMS EXTD OVR 30 NM W OF SUMMIT. NWP
MDLS FCST VA TO CONT MOVG WSW THRU T+12HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190715/2030Z
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