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Fuego vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Fuego vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego volcano (Guatemala): lava flows decrease in length

Friday Aug 24, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T

Current seismic signal from FG3 station (INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal from FG3 station (INSIVUMEH)
No larger explosions were observed at Fuego yesterday, but there is weak incandescence visible at the summit.
The lava flow towards Taniluyá canyon is reported to be 150 m long, which would mean it has strongly decreased over the past few days (from 500 m). The second lava flow towards Ceniza canyon is still active as well.
Some stronger activity (possibly glowing rockfalls) is visible on the latest seismogram about 2 hours ago.
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An eruption of Fuego this afternoon
Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
Activity has not changed since yesterday. Strombolian activity and two active lava flows about 400 m long are recorded. [meer...]
Heat sources at Fuego volcano showing the recent lava flows (MODIS, Univ. Hawai'i)
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012
The lava flow towards barranca Taniluyá is 500 m long and a second flow towards the Cenizas canyon has a length of 600 m. Both produce constant avalanches of incandescent blocks tumbling down towards the vegetation line. ... [meer...]
Seismic signal FG3 station on 21 Aug (INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012
The lava flow towards the canyon Taniluyá has increased in length and now reaches 500 meters. From its front blocks detach and roll down to the edge of the vegetation. ... [meer...]
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
Explosive activity at Fuego has been diminishing a bit; INSIVUMEH only reported 4 weak explosions during the latest 24 hour summary, which produced ash plumes rising 400 m and drifting west. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Aug 16, 2012
The volcano produces occasional strombolian explosions ejecting incandescent blocks to about 100 m and producing ash plumes of 100-400 m height. The lava flow is reported to be 250 m long in the latest update from the volcano observatory. [meer...]

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