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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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1902 (catastrophic Plinian eruption of Santa Maria), 1903, 1922-ongoing (Santiaguito dome complex)
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa María / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Tuesday May 14, 2013 15:25 PM | DOOR: T

Activity has been generally low recently, with infrequent small explosions and occasional small avalanches produced from the weakly active lava flows on the dome's flanks.
Vorig nieuws
Monday, May 06, 2013
The lava dome has remained relatively calm recently with few and mostly weak explosions every now and then, and little activity from the blocky lava flows on the flanks of the Caliente dome. [meer...]
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013
Activity remains more or less stable, with occasional explosions from the lava dome producing ash plumes up to about 800 m high. Effusive activity in the form of avalanches from the blocky lava flows on the sides of the Caliente dome has remained relatively weak. [meer...]
Eruption plume from Santiaguito yesterday morning.
Saturday, Apr 27, 2013
The rate and size of explosions from the lava dome has risen a bit when compared to the previous week. Some of the explosions, about 1-2 per hour, produce plumes almost 1 km high. [meer...]
Monday, Apr 22, 2013
Explosions of moderate size have been observed producing ash plumes reaching up to 900 m height, and causing light ash fall in the areas of Finca El Rosario and near San Marcos Palajunoj. Strong degassing noises were sometimes heard and some avalanches occurred from the flows on the NE and S sides of the active lava dome. [meer...]
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
INSIVUMEH reports weak to moderate explosions producing dense gray ash plumes rising to up to 1 km above the lava dome and drifting west for more than 10 km. The lava flows have picked up activity as well and advanced within the gullies of Nima Nima I and II. [meer...]

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