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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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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
 

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Fuego volcano (Guatemala): photos of Fuego's 3rd paroxysm

Wednesday Feb 10, 2016 19:36 PM | DOOR: T

Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano at dawn on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano at dawn on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano at dawn on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano at dawn on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Volcanologist Edgar Barrios from INSIVUMEH's volcano observatory (OVF) kindly sent us these photos of the ongoing activity of Fuego volcano.
The images, taken early morning of 10 Feb, show very strong strombolian explosions, at the point to merge into pulsating lava fountains.

Link: INSIVUMEH volcano update / information
Vorig nieuws
Lava fountains at Fuego this morning
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
A new paroxysm (the 3rd this year) is occurring at the volcano. Over the past days, strombolian and effusive activity had gradually increased into now pulsating lava fountains and well-alimented lava flows. ... [meer...]
Glowing avalanches after an explosion of Fuego this morning
Friday, Feb 05, 2016
Activity at the volcano is again increasing and seems to be heading towards another (the 3rd in 2016) paroxysm. ... [meer...]
Small pyroclastic flow at Fuego volcano this morning
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Another phase of increased explosive activity and lava effusion is taking place at the volcano. Small pyroclastic flows were observed this morning. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
Since its last (relatively weak) paroxysm during the first days of 2016, the volcano has now been unusually calm. According to this morning's status report of the observatory, no explosions have been seen (or heard) since 5 days... ... [meer...]
Strombolian explosion at Fuego last night, seen from SE.
Friday, Jan 01, 2016
Activity at the volcano has remained at similar levels (if not decreased a bit) as during the past days. ... [meer...]

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