Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: Increased activity
do, 4 jul 2019, 14:4614:46 PM | DOOR: MJFLEGEND
The volcano has been fairly calm for the last couple of years, with 10-15 daily explosions. Last week, a new episode of higher activity began with stronger and more frequent (35-40 daily) explosions and more lava extrusion- blocks have been seen rolling off the Caliente dome.
Example of a typical small emission from the lava dome. Credit: Conred
This is not a particularly significant development, but there is a higher chance of pyroclastic flows, so extra caution is advised.
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Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: small to moderate avalanches on Caliente dome, weak explosions
Activity at the volcano has not changed significantly during the past months. The volcano observatory reported mild degassing, infrequent weak explosions and constant weak to moderate avalanches on the SE flank of the Caliente dome. Lees alle
Mon, 22 Apr 2019, 14:15