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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: LGT VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Saturday Feb 01, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 17:55 UTC, 01/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200201/1753Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/045

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LGT VA CLD OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 01/1730Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1432 W09132 - N1429 W09052
- N1427 W09052 - N1422 W09133 - N1432 W09132 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/2330Z SFC/FL140 N1432 W09133
- N1429 W09052 - N1427 W09052 - N1422 W09132 -
N1432 W09133

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/0530Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/1130Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONTG PUFFS OF LGT VA OBS IN WEBCAM AND STLT
MV W OF SUMMIT PRIOR TO DSIPTG. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200202/0000Z

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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