Get our newsletter!
Try our free app!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
Our expert volcanologists and photographers offer unique travel experiences: volcano expeditions
, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
(4 out of 5)
Fuego webcams / live data
| ReportsFuego volcano videosFuego volcano books | Tours
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
Fuego volcano toursVolcanoes in the land of the Maya
(15-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSSIBLE VA EM AT 14/0730Z
Fri, 14 Feb 2020, 08:15
08:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 08:00 UTC, 14/02/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/094
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE VA EM AT 14/0730Z
RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Strombolian activity continues with OVFGO (Volcan de Fuego Observatory) reported 10 -15 explosions per hour over the past 24 hours. This generated grey ash plumes reaching 4500 to 4800 m.a.s.l (14763 to 15748 feet) and drifted W and SW approximately 25 km. There were reports of ashfall in the villages of Morelia, Santa Sofía, Palo Verde, El Porvenir, Panimache and San Pedro Yepocapa. The explosions generated moderate to strong rumbles, that could be heard 25 km away from the volcano. During poor light conditions, incandescent pulses, 300 and 600 m high were observed and also avalanches of ejecta, in the direction of the Taniluyá, Ceniza, Las Lajas, Trinidad, Seca and Honda canyon. ... read all
More on VolcanoDiscovery
Colima volcano photos
: This beautiful stratovolcano in western Mexico is one of the most active volcanoes on the American continents. It is known for its often spectacular explosions and sometimes glowing avalanches.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
: Our popular app is now also available for iPhone and iPad! Get the latest volcano news and earthquakes world-wide - it's free!
Best tours to see lava
: Visiting an erupting volcano is an unforgettable experience. If you're particularly looking to see "Red Hot Lava", these are among the best places to go to.