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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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1902 (catastrophic Plinian eruption of Santa Maria), 1903, 1922-ongoing (Santiaguito dome complex)
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa María / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Monday Nov 12, 2012 07:35 AM | DOOR: T

2 small explosions occurred on the evening of 10 Nov from the lava dome, and the lava flows, still weakly alimented, produced occasional small avalanches. (INSIVUMEH)
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Sunday, Nov 11, 2012
During the past days, Santiaguito seems to have been calm compared to previous periods. INSIVUMEH reports steaming and a few weak explosions, but states the dome was "calm". [meer...]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
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. [meer...]
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...]

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