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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 vulkaan (Guatemala) activiteit update: milde tot Stromboli explosies matig

Wednesday Sep 26, 2012 09:45 AM | DOOR: T

Fuego volcano with a small blast ash cloud seen from the observatory
Fuego volcano with a small blast ash cloud seen from the observatory
Current seismic signal from station FG3 (INSIVUMEH)
In the last 24 hours between 24-25 Sep, Fuego's activity increased a bit. The volcano had 13 explosions, some of which could be heard in 6 km distance. Incandescent material was thrown up to 100-150 m above the crater and ash plumes reached 300-800 m height and drifted up to 10 km to the north and northeast, INSIVUMEH reported in the last bulletin yesterday.
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Current seismic signal from station FG3 (INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Activity remains moderate to low with 8 explosions registered over the past 24 hours, 6 weak and 2 moderate ones sending small ash plumes up to 700 m above the crater. Incandescent bombs reach 75 m above the crater and produce small avalanches towards Taniluya and Ash canyons. [meer...]
Sunday, Sep 23, 2012
Activity has decreased at Fuego volcano. In its latest report from this morning, INSIVUMEH writes that there were only 5 weak and one moderate explosions over 24 hours, with small ash plumes up to 300-600 m height and ejections of incandescent bombs to 75 m above the crater. Small avalanches of blocks were triggered towards the Taniluya and Ash canyons and there was faint rumbling audible. [meer...]
Current seismic signal from station FG3 (INSIVUMEH)
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012
There have been 10 explosions, 6 weak and 4 moderate, producing gray ash columns of 500 m to 1,000 m in height. These have generated avalanches of incandescent material reaching about 600 m length on the slopes. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
Fuego continues its typical activity at moderate levels, with sporadic explosions ejecting bombs to 200 m and ash plumes up to 1 km height. Shock waves and rumblings accompany the larger explosions, and incandescent material falling back generates small avalanches of 500-800 m length on the steep upper slopes. [meer...]
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
In a special bulletin on 13 September, INSIVUMEH reported that activity at Fuego increased, starting the sixth eruption in 2012. Lava flows traveled 600 m down the Taniluyá drainage (SSW) and the Las Lajas drainage (SE), producing block avalanches that reached vegetated areas. Strombolian explosions generated ash plumes that rose 3 km above the crater and drifted SW and 12 km W. Ash fell in multiple areas, including the villages of Panimaché (8 km SW), Morelia (8 km SW), Santa Sofia (12 km SE), Sangre de Cristo (8 km WSW), Palo Verde, San Pedro Yepocapa (8 km NW), Santiago Atitlan (42 km NW), San Lucas Toliman (32 km NW), Mazatenango (68 km W), Suchitepéquez, Retalhuleu (86 km W), and Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (23 km SW). Explosions produced degassing sounds and rumbling noises, accompanied by shock waves that vibrated structures on the SW flank. Pyroclastic flows traveled down the Las Lajas and Ceniza (SSW) drainages, producing ash plumes. CONRED increased the Alert Level to Orange (third highest on a four-color scale). About 10,600 people evacuated from nearby communities including Yepocapa, San Juan Alotenango (9 km ENE), Sacatepéquez. Evacuation shelters were set up in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa. ... [meer...]

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