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Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°WCurrent status
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| ReportsFuego volcano videosFuego volcano books | ToursFuego 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 - ongoingTypical 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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EM OBSD to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Friday Mar 06, 2020 01:30 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 01:16 UTC, 06/03/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/152
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EM OBSD
OBS VA DTG: 06/0050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1440 W09104 - N1428 W09053
- N1426 W09053 - N1435 W09110 - N1440 W09104 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0700Z SFC/FL160 N1441 W09101
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09053 - N1436 W09108 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1300Z NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1900Z NO ASH EXP
RMK: CONS DISCRETE VA EMS SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY
MOV NW AWAY FM SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED
ON IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ...KIM
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200306/0715Z
Thursday, Mar 05, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded 13-17 moderate to strong strombolian-type explosions per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,107 ft-15,419 ft (4,300 m-4,700 m)
altitude. The plumes drifted towards the southwest direction. ...
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