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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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Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL LIGHT VA EMS SEEN IN VIS STLT IMAGERY to 16000 ft (4900 m)
Saturday Mar 07, 2020 14:15 PM | 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 14:03 UTC, 07/03/20 from KNES
VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052
SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/157
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL LIGHT VA EMS SEEN IN VIS
OBS VA DTG: 07/1330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1429 W09053 - N1428 W09052
- N1423 W09100 - N1426 W09102 - N1429 W09053 MOV
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/1930Z SFC/FL160 N1429 W09052
- N1427 W09051 - N1421 W09058 - N1425 W09102 -
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0130Z NO ASH EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/0730Z NO ASH EXP
RMK: OCNL LIGHT VA EMS AND STEAM/GAS OBS IN
SUMMIT WEB CAM AND VIS STLT IMAGERY. VA HGT AND
DIR FM STLT AND NWP SHOWS CONT SW-LY TREND THRU
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200307/2000Z
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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