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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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Dominant explosieve, vorming van lavakoepels
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa Maria / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: lava flows inactive

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T

An explosion occurred at 06:09 h local time and produced a white column of 600 meters height that spread eastward.
Degassing produces a constant steam plume rising 600 m. The flows were inactive this morning.
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Current seismic signal from STG station (INSIVUMEH)
Monday, Oct 15, 2012
A weak explosion was observed this morning at 06:01 local time. Otherwise, the lava dome has been steaming. The fronts of the lava flows remain weakly active. [meer...]
Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
Part of the southwest lava flow has collapsed in its east end, while some of the flow remains active. No explosions have occurred recently. [meer...]
Friday, Oct 12, 2012
No or very few explosions are occurring from the lava dome in recent days. Steaming is seen from the dome, and weak avalanches from the (stagnating) lava flows occur. [meer...]
Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
There are still weak avalanches occurring from the lava flow fronts. No explosions were reported since yesterday. [meer...]
Monday, Oct 08, 2012
The lava flow front has short weak incandescent avalanches in the morning. ... [meer...]

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