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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): small paroxysm, lava fountains during 10-11 Dec

Friday Dec 12, 2014 15:36 PM | DOOR: T

Lava fountain from Fuego during 10-11 Dec 2014
Lava fountain from Fuego during 10-11 Dec 2014
Seismic signal on the evening of 10 Dec (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Seismic signal on the evening of 10 Dec (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
The ending of the paroxysm visible on the seismic signal of the morning of 11 Dec
The ending of the paroxysm visible on the seismic signal of the morning of 11 Dec
A small paroxysm occurred at the volcano during the night between Wed-Thu, INSIVUMEH reports in a special bulletin. Activity, which generally had been elevated over the past weeks, increased during the evening of 10 Dec and towards a phase of continuous lava fountaining of 100-150 m height. Turbine-like degassing sounds accompanied the eruption.
The intense phase of activity lasted until the next morning (11 Dec) when it gradually decreased and returned to the normal mode of intermittent explosions.
Vorig nieuws
Monday, Dec 08, 2014
Explosive activity has decreased a bit and is now at average levels. The observatory reported 28 explosions of small to medium size during 24 hours (compared to 6-8 per hour at the end of Nov), and ash plumes rising up to 1000 m above the crater. [meer...]
Strong eruption at Fuego volcano in Guatemala last night
Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014
Explosive activity has been relatively high recently with up to 6-8 explosions per hour. Some of them covered the whole upper cone with incandescent bombs and their shock waves are reported to be felt or heard in up to 30 km distance. Ash plumes rose to up to 5 km altitude, i.e. 1,400 m above the crater. ... [meer...]
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego on 12 Nov (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
Explosive activity from the volcano has slowly been increasing over the past 1-2 weeks. Eruptions of moderate size with ash plumes up to more than 1000 m height have become more frequent. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Activity has been relatively weak today, with mostly smaller and only one medium-sized explosion recorded by the observatory. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
The volcano's activity has been stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions continue. ... [meer...]

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