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Santiaguito vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3772 m (12,375 ft)
Guatemala, 14.76°N / -91.55°W
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Santiaguito vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1902 (catastrophic Plinian eruption of Santa Maria), 1903, 1922-ongoing (Santiaguito dome complex)
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa Maria / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Sunday Sep 16, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T

Few explosions ejecting ash columns 500 feet high, spreading west, northwest, over the region of the village of El Rosario and San Marcos, Palajunoj. Constant activity in the 4 active lava flows, generating avalanches of blocks deposited within the river banks Nima Nima I and II. (INSIVUMEH)
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Santiaguito 09/13/2012 (INSIVUMEH)
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012
INSIVUMEH reports weak to moderate explosions expelling gray ash columns 700 feet high moving southwest. Some moderate explosions are accompanied by rumbling sounds. There are constant incandescent avalanches from the active lava flows. [meer...]
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
A moderate explosion occurred yesterday at 05:38 and produced a gray ash plume of 700 m height and drifting 3 km SW, where light ash fall occurred (Parcelamiento Monte Claro). Weak rumblings and a steam plume are noted from the lava dome. [meer...]
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
Santiaguito is relatively calm. There were no explosions reported, only strong degassing generating a steam plume rising 250-300 m and weak block avalanches from the NE and S flanks of the lava dome. [meer...]
Monday, Sep 10, 2012
The volcano has been relatively calm. INSIVUMEH only reports some weak to moderate soundso of degassing and avalanches. [meer...]
Saturday, Sep 08, 2012
Few weak to moderate explosions ejecting ash columns 300 and 700 feet high, spreading west, northwest, over the region of the village of El Rosario and San Marcos, Palajunoj. Constant activity in the 4 active lava flows, generating avalanches of blocks deposited within the river banks Nima Nima I and II. [meer...]

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