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Incandescence from Caliente dome of Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded an ash plume that rose 9,514 ft (2,900 m) above the summit and drifted SW. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Guatemala

Acatenango
(Stratovolcano)
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Agua
(Stratovolcano)
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Almolonga
(Stratovolcano)
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Atitlán
(Stratovolcano)
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Cerro Santiago
(Volcanic field)
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Chiquimula Volcanic Field
(Cinder cones)
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Cuilapa-Barbarena
(Volcanic field)
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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)
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Ixtepeque
(Lava domes)
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Jumaytepeque
(Stratovolcano)
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Moyuta
(Stratovolcano)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Tajumulco
(Stratovolcano)
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Tecuamburro
(Stratovolcano)
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Tolimán
(Stratovolcano)
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Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes
Geodynamic setting of Central Americal and active volcanoes
 

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