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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

Thursday Nov 22, 2012 11:05 AM | DOOR: T

The lava flows from the dome remain very active, INSIVUMEH reports. At 06:09 this morning, a moderate pyroclastic flow was triggered by collapsing material of one of the flow fronts on the SE side.
Vorig nieuws
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
The activity remains at low levels and mainly effusive. There are only few and small explosions and the lava flows from the dome continue to be weakly active. [meer...]
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
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. [meer...]
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...]

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