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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santa María / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update
Tuesday Feb 26, 2013 17:21 PM | DOOR: TOMPFEIFFER
Weak to moderate explosions generate light ash plumes that drifted to the east towards the las Aldeas Belén and Calaguache areas.
The lava flows at the flanks of the dome produced constant avalanches, INSIVUMEH reports today.
Friday, Feb 22, 2013
No changes in activity were reported today. Ash explosions of small to moderate size with plumes up to about 800 m height occur at rates of 1-2 per hour on average. Only the southeastern lava flow from the dome was reported to be weakly active today.
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
Activity continues to be dominated by moderate explosions. Ash plumes rising up to about 700 m, causing light ash fall in nearby areas. The dome shows a 200 m high degassing plume and there is only relatively weak effusive activity at the lava flows on the dome's flanks
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
Relatively frequent small to moderate explosions have been occurring today. The activity generated ash plumes rising up to 1-1.5 km above the lava dome and drifting at 13,000 ft (4 km) altitude to the NW.
Sunday, Feb 17, 2013
Explosive activity remains at moderate levels with explosions reaching up to about 1 km height above the crater. Effusive activity was weak, no activity was observed at the lava flows on the flanks of the lava dome.
Thursday, Feb 14, 2013
A pyroclastic flow occurred from the NE side of the lava dome and reached the base of Santa Maria mountain. ...
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