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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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Dominant explosieve, vorming van lavakoepels
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): series of intermittent vulcanian explosions continues

za, 16 jul 2016, 11:46
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A strong explosion (another in the ongoing series) occurred at the Caliente lava dome yesterday at 13:30 local time. According to INSIVUMEH, it generated an ash column that rose to approx. 5 km altitude, i.e. about 2500 m above the dome.
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016, 08:07
Detection of the ash plume from Santiaguito yesterday morning (NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring website)
Another explosion took place at the volcano yesterday morning (at 01:45 local time), sending an ash plume to 6000 m a.s.l. (18,000 ft), which means it was likely one of the largest in the current series of vulcanian eruptions. Lees alle
Mon, 27 Jun 2016, 14:50
Eruption of Santiaguito yesterday (photo: Geól. Sergio Almazán ‏@chematierra / INSIVUMEH / Twitter)
The elevated activity from the Caliente lava dome continues to produce intermittent strong vulcanian eruptions every few days or so: yesterday afternoon at 16:16 local time, a powerful explosion produced an ash column that rose to 5 km altitude and generated pyroclastic flows on the SW and SE side of the lava dome. ... Lees alle
Sat, 18 Jun 2016, 09:33
Eruption of Santiaguito yesterday (photo: Carlos Gonzales / @stereo100xela / twitter)
Following a relatively calm period of 3 weeks (no significant eruptions since 25 May), a powerful vulcanian explosion occurred at the Caliente lava dome again yesterday at 09:15 local time, sending an mushroom-shaped eruption column approx. 5 km into the sky. Lees alle
Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 11:04
Heavy rainfalls in recent days generated strong lahars (mud flows) through the Nima I River bed, remobilizing some of the recently erupted loose volcanic debris. Lees alle
Thu, 26 May 2016, 12:05
The ash plume from Santiaguito's explosions on 25 May 2016 (image: Rüdiger Escobar Wolf ‏@rudigerescobar / twitter)
The volcano remains in its current phase dominated by intermittent, violent explosive eruptions. ... Lees alle

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