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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

Friday Nov 16, 2012 10:36 AM | DOOR: T

Weak pyroclastic flow generated the morning of 15 Nov by a partial collapse of the lava flow
Weak pyroclastic flow generated the morning of 15 Nov by a partial collapse of the lava flow
A part of the western edge of the lava flow on the southeast side of the lava dome collapsed on 15 Nov morning, producing small pyroclastic flows.
An explosion with strong rumbling sounds and and weak glow occurred at 04:39 on 15 Nov and produced ash rising about 700 m. White steam emanated from the lava flow on the NE side of the dome throughout its length. A weak earthquake was recorded at 02:02 h local time on 15 Nov.
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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
A moderately rumbling explosion occurred at 18:46 local time. Overnight, incandescent avalanches could be seen descending from the active lava flows. [meer...]
Monday, Nov 12, 2012
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) [meer...]
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...]

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