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Santiaguito vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3772 m (12,375 ft)
Guatemala, 14.76°N / -91.55°W
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): continuing strong eruptions

Friday Mar 25, 2011 09:27 AM |

Elevated activity continues at Santiaguito, as recent visitors and the latest reports from INSIVUMEH confirm. The Santiaguito lava dome has been producing frequent ash explosions with plumes to 700-800 m height and small avalanches and pyroclastic flows traveling down the eastern and southern flanks of Caliente dome.
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  • khttp://www.insivumeh.gob.gt/>Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, e Hidrologia (INSIVUMEH)
Vorig nieuws
Monday, Aug 02, 2010
As INSIVUMEH reports, Santiaguito's lava dome continues to be active and produces between 10-20 small to medium ash eruptions per day. [meer...]
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. [meer...]
The Santiaguito lava dome complex with a typical ash eruption in late Dec 2009. (Photo: Y. Chebli)
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. [meer...]
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
On 26 February there was an eruption on Santa María's Santiaguito lava ... [meer...]
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. [meer...]

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