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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash
Fri, 7 Feb 2020, 16:30
16:30 PM | BY: VN
Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: INTMT VA EMS..
FVXX23 at 16:14 UTC, 07/02/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/073
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTMT VA EMS.
OBS VA DTG: 07/1550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1439 W09107 - N1430 W09053
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09108 - N1439 W09107 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/2200Z SFC/FL160 N1438 W09105
- N1429 W09052 - N1427 W09052 - N1432 W09110 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0400Z SFC/FL160 N1434
W09109 - N1429 W09052 - N1428 W09052 - N1423
W09108 - N1434 W09109
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1000Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP
RMK: VA OBSD IN WEBCAM AND G16 STLT IMAGERY MOVG
E TO ENE. VA DISPG ABT 15 NMI W OF SUMMIT. NWP
MDLS FCST VA TO MOV WNW THRU T+6 THEN BEGIN MOVG
WSW BY T+12. WINDS FCST TO REMAIN LGT. ...HOSLEY
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200207/2215Z
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