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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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Pacaya vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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
Typical eruption style:
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

Friday Nov 02, 2012 11:05 AM | DOOR: T

This morning's seismogram from Pacaya  (PCG station, INSIVUMEH)
This morning's seismogram from Pacaya (PCG station, INSIVUMEH)
At the surface, only steaming from fumaroles is observed, but there is elevated seismic activity under the volcano.
Vorig nieuws
Friday, Oct 12, 2012
Apart from seismic activity above background levels, only steaming is observed at Pacaya. [meer...]
Friday, Oct 12, 2012
Apart from seismic activity above background levels, only steaming is observed at Pacaya. [meer...]
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
A strong reactivation of the fumarolic white steam plume from the main crater Mckenney occurred, averaging between 500 and 600 meters high, due to the large amount of rain in the last 24 hours. [meer...]
Current seismic signal from PCG station (INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
A white mainly steam plume drifts south-west. The seismic station PCG records volcanic earthquakes and tremor (internal vibration) as well as some superficial volcanic events. [meer...]
Seismic signal last night (PCG station, INSIVUMEH)
Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
Only steaming is observed at the fumaroles, but there is a lot of seismic activity (small quakes, and long-period events) suggesting fluid movements inside the volcano. [meer...]

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