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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

Friday Jul 19, 2013 01:03 AM | DOOR: T

Moderate explosion from Santiaguito early on 18 July
Moderate explosion from Santiaguito early on 18 July
Not much has changed in the generally weak activity. Occasional explosions, sometimes moderately large, occur at irregular intervals. One yesterday morning at 05:59 local time produced an ash plume of 700 m height and ash fall in areas to the SW. The lava flow on the southern flank of the dome remains active and produces small rock avalanches.
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Tuesday, Jul 09, 2013
Activity, currently low, has not changed significantly. There are occasional explosions of small to moderate size, that eject ash plumes up to 600 m above the crater. The lava flow on the south side of the Caliente lava dome also remained weakly active during the past days. [meer...]
View of Santiaguito with a small explosion this morning
Friday, Jul 05, 2013
INSIVUMEH reports no changes in activity. The Caliente dome shows abundant degassing and a few weak to moderate explosions expelling columns of gray ash to heights of up to about 600 m above the dome and drifting for 10 km to the west over the area of ​​the villages San Marcos and Loma Linda Palajujoj. ... [meer...]
Eruption from Santiaguito this morning
Monday, Jul 01, 2013
Activity remains low. A weak explosion was captured by the INSIVUMEH webcam this morning at 05:14, producing a small plume rising 300 m. [meer...]
Thursday, Jun 27, 2013
Activity has not changed much overall, but the viscous lava flow on the south side of the dome has become more active and now produces frequent avalanches. INSIVUMEH warns that these can now sometimes turn into pyroclastic flows. ... [meer...]
View of the Caliente lava dome with an explosion yesterday morning (INSIVUMEH webcam)
Monday, Jun 17, 2013
Activity has remained more or less stable. Occasional explosions occur from the lava dome producing small ash plumes of a few 100 m height. The viscous lava flows on the flanks of the dome are mostly stagnant, but sometime experience small advance and collapses, mostly the flow on the southern side (left in the picture). [meer...]

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