Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Latest news:
Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019
INSIVUMEH report 15 weak explosions occurring in the past 24 hours from Santiaguito lava dome complex, with plumes reaching heights of 3300 meters above sea level (10825 feet) that disperse to the southwest. Ash fall occurred within the perimeter and weak-moderate avalanches were generated on the south and southeast flank. [more]
Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019
Strombolian activity from the Mackenney crater with ejecta thrown at an approximate height of 30 and 75 meters. At night, incandescent reflection of lava flows of approximately 250 meters in length can be seen. [more]
 

Volcanoes of Guatemala

Acatenango | Agua | Almolonga | Atitlán | Cerro Santiago | Chiquimula Volcanic Field | Cuilapa-Barbarena | Fuego | Ipala | Ixtepeque | Jumaytepeque | Moyuta | Pacaya | Quezaltepeque | Santiaguito | Suchitán | Tacana | Tahual | Tajumulco | Tecuamburro | Tolimán
Acatenango
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Agua
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Almolonga
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Atitlán
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Cerro Santiago
(Volcanic field)
[more]

Chiquimula Volcanic Field
(Cinder cones)
[more]

Cuilapa-Barbarena
(Volcanic field)
[more]

Fuego
(Stratovolcano)
An ash eruption from Fuego volcano seen from the distanceFuego, one of Central America's most active volcanoes, is one of three large stratovolcanoes overlooking Guatemala's former capital, Antigua. It typically has strombolian activity and sometimes phases of intense lava fountaining, producing tall ash plumes and dangerous pyroclasti... [more]

Ipala
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Ixtepeque
(Lava domes)
[more]

Jumaytepeque
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Moyuta
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Pacaya
(Complex volcano)
Pacaya volcano near Guatemala City is one of Guatemala's most active volcanoes, and its frequent eruptions are often visible from Guatemala City. Typical activity in recent years includes strombolian activity, lava flow emission and intermittend violent phases of lava fountaining... [more]

Quezaltepeque
(Volcanic field)
[more]

Santiaguito
(Stratovolcano)
Santiaguito is the name of the dome complex that grew inside the collapse scar left by the catastrophic eruption and partial collapse of Santa María stratovolcano in 1902. Its currently active dome is called Caliente (the "hot one").
Symmetrical, forest-covered Santa María ... [more]

Suchitán
(Stratovolcanoes)
[more]

Tacana
(stratovolcano)
Tacaná volcano on the Mexican-Guatemalan border is a symmetrical stratovolcano rising 1800 m above its base and forms the NW end of the Central American Volcanic Belt.
Tacana consists of overlapping volcanic edifices, reflecting a migration of vents from the NE to the SW o... [more]

Tahual
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Tajumulco
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Tecuamburro
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Tolimán
(Stratovolcano)
[more]
Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes
Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.