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Santiaguito vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3772 m (12,375 ft)
Guatemala, 14.76°N / -91.55°W
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): pyroclastic flows

Thursday Oct 01, 2015 08:12 AM | DOOR: T

Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito last Wednesday (INSIVUMEH)
Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito last Wednesday (INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal showing noise from rockfalls and avalanches (STG1 station, INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal showing noise from rockfalls and avalanches (STG1 station, INSIVUMEH)
Activity has picked up during the past days: a series of partial collapses from the Caliente lava dome has been generating small to moderately large (up to 4-5 km long) pyroclastic flows, the volcano observatory reported in its latest special bulletin.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • Boletin Especial (INSIVUMEH)
Vorig nieuws
Santiaguito's explosion yesterday morning
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
A stronger than usual explosion occurred yesterday morning at 08:43 local time, producing a plume that rose approx. 2 km above the lava dome and generated small pyroclastic flows. ... [meer...]
Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Activity at the Caliente lava dome remains essentially unchanged. Some explosions produced ash plumes of up to 500 m height and the eastern blocky lava flow remains weakly active. [meer...]
Sunday, Aug 09, 2015
Activity from the volcano has been low recently. Occasional weak explosions accompany the slow effusion of a blocky lava flow descending on the eastern flank of the Caliente dome. [meer...]

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Incandescence from the active lava flow on the flank of Santiaguito's dome
Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
Activity has remained similar to the previous months. Occasional small explosions from the dome and a continuing active lava flow on the southeast side of Caliente dome continue. [meer...]

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