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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 11:05 AM | DOOR: T

A weak explosion occurred at 19:16 h local time with an ash column rising 400 m and strong glow visible. Constant weak and moderate avalanches from the active lava flows.
Vorig nieuws
Weak pyroclastic flow generated the morning of 15 Nov by a partial collapse of the lava flow
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
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. ... [meer...]
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...]

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