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Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°W
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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)
Pacaya volcano (Guatemala) activity update: steaming, frequent small quakes and tremor episodes
Wednesday Jun 27, 2012 09:22 AM | DOOR: T
Seismische opname van Pacaya vulkaan (INSIVUMEH)
Pacaya volcano shows frequent quakes and tremor episodes, but there is only steaming as visible activity.
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
On 20 March patterns of seismicity and emissions from Pacaya's MacKenney cone changed, although remained characteristic of normal behavior for the volcano. ...
Sunday, Dec 04, 2011
Since July 2010, no eruptive activity has been observed at Pacaya volcano in Guatemala. INSIVUMEH reports that only degassing is taking place from the summit crater (Mackeney).
Wednesday, Jun 09, 2010
After the spectacular eruption a week ago, Pacaya seems to calm down to normal levels. A modest lava flow on the SE flank is still active and weak strombolian activity occurs from the summit. ...
Thursday, Jun 03, 2010
Following the violent eruption on 28 May, a large 90-m-wide lava flow was emitted on 29 May that traveled SSE at an estimated rate of 100 m per hour and burned three houses on the Pacaya Grande ranch. The lava was within 450 m of some other properties including El Chupadero, located 2-2.5 km S of the crater, and disrupted an access road from El Caracol (3 km SW) and Los Pocitos (5.5 km S). ...
Friday, May 28, 2010
On the evening of 27 May, Pacaya volcano entered a phase of violent lava fountaining reaching an height of about 1 km, and an ash plume reaching about 3-4 km elevation drifting north-west towards the capital. ...
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