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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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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tuesday Jan 14, 2020 22:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 14 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 14 Jan 2020
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:57 UTC, 14/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200114/2156Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/016

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 14/2130Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1428 W09053 - N1427 W09052
- N1418 W09112 - N1428 W09114 - N1428 W09053 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0330Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0930Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1530Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VERY LGT VA IS SEEN MOV WSW. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200115/0400Z

Previous news
Lava flow towards the Seca Canyon from the summit crater visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded strong strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 9 to 18 per hour that reached 14,760 ft - 15,740 ft (4,500 m - 4,800 m) altitude and drifted SW. ... [more]

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