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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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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)

Pacaya volcano (Guatemala) activity update: steaming, degassing

Thursday Jun 13, 2013 14:31 PM | DOOR: T

The volcano has been quiet yesterday. No explosions occurred. INSIVUMEH reports moderate steaming only.
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Monday, Jun 10, 2013
Weak explosive activity has apparently resumed, INSIVUMEH reported. [meer...]
Friday, Jun 07, 2013
An emission of fine ash occurred this morning at 04:00 local time, but INSIVUMEH reports no other (e.g. strombolian) activity but degassing from the crater at the moment. [meer...]
Tuesday, Jun 04, 2013
Activity has decreased and strombolian activity has dropped or even stopped for the time being. INSIVUMEH reported only degassing sounds for yesterday. [meer...]

Friday, May 31, 2013
As the seismic signal suggested, a strong increase in activity occurred yesterday evening and culminated in the effusion of a lava flow from the Mackenney crater which lasted about 2 hours. ... [meer...]
Today's seismic recording from Pacaya (PCG station, INSIVUMEH)
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The volcano has been mostly hidden in clouds, but strombolian (and perhaps effusive) activity continues as can be seen from glow at night and noises from explosions and degassing. A strong increase of seismic activity seems to have started a few hours ago as suggested by the current seismogram. [meer...]

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