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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
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Thursday Jan 30, 2020 03:45 AM | 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 03:36 UTC, 30/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200130/0332Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/040

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 30/0320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1444 W09041 - N1440 W09036
- N1428 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1444 W09041 MOV
NE 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 30/0930Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 30/1530Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/2130Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: LGT VA CLD OBS IN STLT MOV NE OF SUMMIT APRX
30 NM. VA EXPCD TO DSIPT BY T+6HR. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200130/0930Z

Previous news
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
INSIVUMEH report 8 to 14, weak to moderate explosions per hour, ejecting ash columns at heights between 4500 and 4700 meters (14764 to 15420 feet) above sea level, which dispersed approximately 15 to 25 kilometers to the south and southwest. Ashfall accumulated in areas of La Rochela, El Rodeo, El Zapote and Trinidad. [more]
 

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