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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): elevated explosive activity continues

Monday Jan 19, 2015 15:42 PM | DOOR: T

Current seismic signal at Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal at Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Activity remains elevated. The volcano observatory reports 4-5 explosions per hour, often strong with ash plumes rising more than 1 km above the crater and drifting 10-12 km.
Incandescent material is seen ejected to 100-150 m above the crater. Shock waves rattle windows and roofs of homes near the volcano and weak ashfall occurred in the town of Yepocapa and the village Ojo de Agua.
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Strong explosion at Fuego volcano yesterday
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
During the past days, explosive activity has been relatively intense at the volcano. ... [meer...]
Eruption plume from Fuego this morning
Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
Mild to moderate strombolian explosions continue, the volcano being at average levels of activity over the past weeks. [meer...]
Lava fountain from Fuego during 10-11 Dec 2014
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
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. ... [meer...]
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...]

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