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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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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)
Thu, 6 Feb 2020, 07:00
07:00 AM | BY: VN
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:
FVXX23 at 06:50 UTC, 06/02/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/067
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0630Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1515 W09053 - N1513 W09038
- N1428 W09051 - N1428 W09055 - N1515 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1230Z SFC/FL150 N1517 W09036
- N1513 W09022 - N1428 W09052 - N1428 W09055 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1830Z SFC/FL150 N1517
W09032 - N1511 W09019 - N1428 W09052 - N1429
W09056 - N1517 W09032
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0030Z SFC/FL150 N1514
W09024 - N1509 W09011 - N1428 W09052 - N1428
W09055 - N1514 W09024
RMK: VA AND GASES SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY AND WEB
CAM EXTDG NEARLY 50 NM FM SUMMIT. WELL DEFINED
HOTSPOT SEEN IN S/W IMAGERY. MODEL GUIDANCE
SHOWS A VEERING TWD THE NE THRU T+18 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200206/1245Z
INSIVUMEH recorded 5-10 strombolian-type explosions per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,760 ft-15,410 ft (4,500 m-4,700 m) altitude and drifted W and SW.
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