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Pacaya vulkaan
Complex volcano 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°W
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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1360, 1565, 1623(?), 1651, 1655, 1664, 1668, 1671, 1674, 1677(?), 1678, 1690, 1693, 1699, 1717(?), 1760(?), 1775, 1805, 1830(?), 1846, 1885, 1961, 1965, 1970, 2972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980 - May 1998 (intense period of summit activity), 1999-2003, 2004-2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
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Licht explosief en uitbundig (Stromboli activiteit, lava fountaining, lavastromen van de top krater). Bij continu actief de minste gedurende de afgelopen eeuwen.
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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)

Pacaya volcano (Guatemala) activity update: steaming, fumaroles, weak seismic unrest

Sunday Aug 19, 2012 09:50 AM | DOOR: T

Current seismogram from Pacaya volcano
Current seismogram from Pacaya volcano
No explosions or other surface activity other than weak steaming and fumaroles have been recorded at Pacaya, but the seismic signal shows weak tremor and some volcano-tectonic quakes related to fluid movements inside the volcano.
Vorig nieuws
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012
A tremor signal is being recorded at Pacaya, but apart from fumaroles degassing, there is no visible activity. [meer...]
Current seismic signal from PCG station (Pacaya volcano)
Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
A blue-white plume rising up to 100 m above the crater are currently the only visible activity at Pacaya. A number of weak earthquakes are visible in the seismogram, suggesting fluid movements under the volcano. [meer...]
Current seismic signal from Pacaya (PCG station)
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012
Some tremor and shallow volcanic quakes and a weak fumarole creating a 10 m high plume of gas and steam are the only signs of activity reported from Pacaya. [meer...]
Seismic recording from Pacaya volcano on 31 July (INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
Volcanic seismic activity is visible on the PCG station, tremor and shallow volcano-tectonic earthquakes above backgroud levels. [meer...]
Seismic recording from Pacaya volcano (INSIVUMEH)
Monday, Jul 30, 2012
Seismic activity at Pacaya continues to be elevated and tremor is visible, suggesting magma movements under the volcano. There is no eruptive activity at the surface. [meer...]

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