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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala), activity update: small ash explosions
Monday Aug 02, 2010 07:02 AM |
As INSIVUMEH reports, Santiaguito's lava dome continues to be active and produces between 10-20 small to medium ash eruptions per day.
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010
Santiaguito volcano had 4 strong eruptions between 18:50 and 20:00 local time on 26 April, 2010. According to INSIVUMEH and local newspapers, the explosions from the lava dome produces ash plumes reaching 8-9 km a.s.l. Authorities closed the airspace around the volcano in a radius of 20 km.
Friday, Jan 08, 2010
During our pilot expedition to the volcanoes of Guatemala in Dec 2009, Santigaguito lava dome was observed between 25-28 Dec. The lava dome produced ash eruptions roughly every 0.5-3 hours with plumes reaching up to 300-1000 m elevation. On one occasion, a small pyroclastic flow was observed travelling down on the SW side of the lava dome.
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
On 26 February there was an eruption on Santa María's Santiaguito lava ...
Friday, Nov 21, 2008
It was reported that ash puffs from Santa María's Santiaguito lava dome complex drifted SW on 11 and 15 November.
Saturday, Jun 21, 2008
Over the past weeks, activity at from Santa María's Santiaguito lava dome complex was mild to low, producing produced ash plumes rising to 4.1-4.4 km (13,500-14,400 ft) a.s.l.
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