Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)
Pacaya volcano (Guatemala): new eruptive phase, increasing seismic activity
ma, 22 jun 2015, 15:3215:32 PM | DOOR: T
Mild strombolian activity has resumed in the main (Mackenney) crater of the volcano. INSIVUMEH reported intense degassing, small ash emissions, incandescence at night and volcanic tremor.
Tremor amplitude of Pacaya volcano during the current month
The seismic activity of the volcano has been increasing during the past days accompanying the onset of the new eruptive phase. There is a possibility that it further increases and produces a more violent eruptive phase with lava fountaining and/or lava flow activity.
Tue, 2 Jun 2015, 16:19
INSIVUMEH reported degassing and occasional ash emissions that rise approx. 200 m above the Mackenney crater. This is likely a sign of weak, dee-seated strombolian activity from a vent inside the crater. ... Lees alle
Sat, 7 Feb 2015, 15:33
Small ash emissions continue, probably from mild, deep-seated strombolian activity in the new pit inside Mackenney crater described a week ago. ... Lees alle
Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 17:22
New ash emissions and explosions, up to 40 per day, have occurred last week, indicating the volcano could be heading towards a new eruptive phase of strombolian activity. ... Lees alle
Thu, 15 Jan 2015, 12:03
The volcano is becoming active again. In a special bulletin yesterday, INSIVUMEH reported that ash emissions occurred from the volcano. ... Lees alle