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Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Complex volcano 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°WCurrent status
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| ReportsPacaya volcano books | ToursPacaya volcano eruptions:
1360, 1565, 1623(?), 1651, 1655, 1664, 1668, 1671, 1674, 1677(?), 1678, 1690, 1693, 1699, 1717(?), 1760(?), 1775, 1805, 1830(?), 1846, 1885, 1961, 1965, 1970, 2972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980 - May 1998 (intense period of summit activity), 1999-2003, 2004-2010, 2012, 2013, 2014Typical eruption style:
Mildly explosive and effusive (Strombolian activity, lava fountaining, lava flows from the summit crater). Near continuously active the least during the past centuries.Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)
Wed, 13 Jun 2018, 16:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more
Fri, 4 May 2018, 19:14
Hot spot at Pacaya volcano (MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
INSIVUMEH reports that strombolian activity continues with near-constant explosions from the Mackenney crater, where a scoria cone is growing. Lava flows continue to be active as well, reaching a length of approx. 500 m and generating small glowing rockfalls. ...more
Sun, 29 Apr 2018, 12:05
Increasing tremor at Pacaya volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The activity of the volcano has increased during the past 48 hours, the volcano observatory reported in a special bulletin from 28 April. The intensity of volcanic tremor has increased, suggesting that magma supply is experiencing a surge. ...more
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