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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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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa María / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Wednesday Mar 05, 2014 17:28 PM | DOOR: T

Santiaguito's lava dome on 3 March
Santiaguito's lava dome on 3 March
Activity remains dominantly effusive. Viscous lava flows are active mainly at the S and NE flanks of the dome, causing constant avalanches.
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Santiaguito's Caliente lava dome yesterday morning
Sunday, Mar 02, 2014
The activity has remained unchanged, dominated by slow extrusion and avalanches of blocky lava mainly from the SE and NE flanks of the Caliente dome. ... [meer...]
Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Activity at the volcano remains similar to the previous weeks. Effusion of lava keeps the flows at the eastern and southeastern sides of the Caliente dome active, where avalanches occur. No explosions were reported by the observatory this morning. [meer...]
Santiaguito volcano Friday morning
Sunday, Feb 16, 2014
Activity at the volcano has not changed and remains dominantly effusive. Several blocky flows descend from the upper flanks of the Caliente dome, mostly on the E and SW side, generating constant avalanches. Occasional explosions with ash plumes of 500-800 m height occur as well. [meer...]
Thursday, Feb 06, 2014
Activity has shown no to little variations but has decreased a bit overall. The lava dome has currently active flows on the SW and NE flanks and continues to produce small to moderate ash explosions from time to time. [meer...]
Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
Activity has remained essentially unchanged. The lava dome produces intermittent weak to moderate explosions (with ash plumes up to 500-700 m height) and abundant avalanches at the active block lava flow fronts, especially on the eastern and southeastern side of the dome. Collapses at these fronts can produce small pyroclastic flows. [meer...]

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