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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) activity update: strombolian explosions

Sunday Jan 05, 2014 08:15 AM | DOOR: T

Strombolian activity from Fuego volcano (CONRED)
Strombolian activity from Fuego volcano (CONRED)
Current seismic signal of Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal of Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Occasional strombolian explosions are relatively strong, producing incandescent ejections up to 100-150 m above the crater and causing incandescent avalanches around the crater. Ash plumes rose to up to 500 m. Shock waves can often be felt accompanying the explosions.
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Mild explosion from Fuego volcano (INSIVUMEH)
Thursday, Jan 02, 2014
The volcano's activity has remained unchanged and at relatively low levels, with weak to moderate strombolian explosions producing ash plumes of 300-700 m height. [meer...]
Current seismic signal of Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Monday, Dec 16, 2013
Activity remains elevated but stable; the lava flow increased its length a bit to 600 m this morning, while explosions have become a bit weaker and occurred at rates of 2-3 per hour. Many of them produce shock waves that rattle windows and roofs of houses in nearby villages. [meer...]
Fuego volcano this morning with strombolian activity and the lava flow
Sunday, Dec 15, 2013
An increase in activity was indicated by the volcano observatory today. The explosions (strombolian type) at the summit vent occur now at rates of 6-8 per hour and lava effusion increased. Currently, the lava flow is headed towards the Cenize canyon on the SW side. It is a possibility that this activity continues to build up towards another paroxysm, in which case the occurrence of pyroclastic flows (mainly by collapsing lava flow fronts) is a likely and dangerous scenario. [meer...]
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
INSIVUMEH reports 7 explosions during the past day with ash plumes up to 700 m height. [meer...]
This morning's seismic signal from Fuego volcano (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Monday, Dec 09, 2013
Activity has increased since yesterday. The volcano observatory reports strombolian-type explosions that eject incandescent material to 100 m and ash plumes to 500 m height. Shock waves and incandescent avalanches accompany the explosions. A new (but so far weakly alimented) lava flow has started to descent from the summit crater. [meer...]

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