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Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
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: lava flow and continuous spattering

Thursday Mar 02, 2017 17:54 PM | DOOR: T
MODIS hot spots on Pacaya during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots on Pacaya during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
Activity at the volcano has not changed significantly. The lava flow at the volcano's upper NE flank towards Cerro Chino remains active. This morning, it was approx. 150 m long.
The volcano observatory reported continuous spattering from the main vent in the summit crater with ejections reaching 10-15 m height. Seismic observations suggest that magma is continuously rising towards the surface through the main conduit.
Vorig nieuws
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
The lava flow from Pacaya seen on the webcam
A new lava flow has become active on the upper NE flank of the flanks of the Mackenney cone since around 9 Feb and is currently about 300 m long. ... Lees alle
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
Pacaya's intra-crater cone in early Dec 2016 (image: Mynor Marroquin via @ClimaEnGuate / Twitter)
The volcano's activity has been comparably calm recently, characterized by strong degassing from the intra-crater cone that formed during the latest period (2015-16) of strombolian activity and has become impressively large, filling a good part of the crater now. ... Lees alle
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Seismic signal from Pacaya's PCG station showing degassing and spattering / strombolian explosions going on (INSIVUMEH)
Mild strombolian activity continues from the Mackenney crater. According to a recent report, this activity ejected glowing material to 75 m above the crater and weak incandescence could be observed from the crater at night. ... Lees alle
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
The activity at the volcano has started to increase during the past days. Explosion sounds and visible incandescence have become stronger. Lees alle
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Hot spot visible on Landsat 7 image from 23 Mar (image: Rüdiger Escobar Wolf ‏@rudigerescobar / twitter)
Mild activity continues at the intra-crater cone of the Mackenney crater. INSIVUMEH reports a steam and gas plume rising 600 m and glow from lava visible at night. ... Lees alle

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