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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santa Maria / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update
Sunday Jan 27, 2013 16:52 PM | DOOR: T
Small blast from Santiaguito this morning
Explosive activity continues to resume. 2 explosions occurred today at 5:45 and 6:03 am local time and produced ash plumes rising about 800 m. INSIVUMEH reports that such explosions occur at a rate of approximately 2 per hour.
Friday, Jan 25, 2013
Explosions have been becoming more frequent; the volcano observatory reports weak to moderate ones with ash plumes rising up to 900 m during the past day. Effusion of lava flows continues.
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
Activity has been comparably elevated today, with ash explosions reaching 700 m above the crater of the Caliente dome. The lava flows remained active as well and continued to produce frequent incandescent avalanches.
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
After several days of relatively weak activity, an increase in lava effusion has been observed. INSIVUMEH reports that the lava flows descending from the dome on the S, SE and NE side are advancing 5-7 meters per day. The SE flow enters the gulley of rio Nimá I. ...
Monday, Jan 21, 2013
Activity remains relatively low. No recent explosions were reported. The lava flows on the southern and SE side of the dome continue to produce glowing avalanches.
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
The activity has remained essentially unchanged but lower than last week. ...
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