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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

Wednesday Nov 07, 2012 11:05 AM | DOOR: T

2 moderate explosions were observed at 5:54 and 6:13 am on 6 Nov ejecting ash plumes to an altitude of 3,400 m. Constant rock avalanches are occurring from the active lava flows.
Vorig nieuws
Monday, Nov 05, 2012
Strong glow in the west end of the lava dome was observed during 4-5 Nov, and activity from the lava flows produced constant weak to moderate avalanches. [meer...]
Friday, Nov 02, 2012
Weak sporadic explosions are observed from the lava dome. The blocky lava flows issuing from the rims of the dome were reported calm this morning. [meer...]
Monday, Oct 29, 2012
There were 2 weak explosions with some incandescence visible at 04:39 and 05:47 h local time early today, producing ash and steam plumes up to 700 m high. The lava flows from the dome remain weakly active and produce avalanches of blocks from their fronts. [meer...]
Ash explosion and a clear view of the lava dome this morning (INSIVUMEH)
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012
A mild ash explosion from the lava dome occurred this morning with a weak plume rising to 3100 m altitude. Activity otherwise remains mainly effusive. The thick block lava flows that descend from the summit are still weakly active and produce avalanches of rocks detaching from their fronts. [meer...]
Ash explosion from Santiaguito this morning
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
There are occasional weak explosions with small ash plumes. [meer...]

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