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Complex volcano 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°WCurrent status
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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)
Pacaya volcano (Guatemala) activity update: seismic unrest
Saturday Sep 08, 2012 09:30 AM | DOOR: T
Current seismic signal from Pacaya (PGC station, INSIVUMEH)
At the surface, the only activity is white, mainly steam emission. The seismic station PCG records elevated numbers of volcanic earthquakes and tremor (internal vibration) as well as superficial volcanic events.
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
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.
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012
A tremor signal is being recorded at Pacaya, but apart from fumaroles degassing, there is no visible activity.
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.
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.
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
Volcanic seismic activity is visible on the PCG station, tremor and shallow volcano-tectonic earthquakes above backgroud levels.
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