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Pacaya volcano
Complex volcano 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Pacaya 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, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980 - May 1998 (intense period of summit activity), 1999-2003, 2004-2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Typical 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.
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Volcano news: Pacaya (Guatemala)

latest (Jun-Oct 2020) | Jan-May 2020 | 2019 | archive
Wed, 28 Oct 2020, 04:30
Tue, 27 Oct 2020, 01:00
Mon, 26 Oct 2020, 07:40
Eruptive fissure opened on the SW flank of Pacaya volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at moderate to high levels. Read more... read all
Mon, 19 Oct 2020, 01:30
Fri, 9 Oct 2020, 06:25
Strombolian activity at Pacaya volcano tonight (image: @ConredGuatemala/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels. Read more... read all
Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 05:02
The lava flow on the SE flank at Pacaya volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by strombolian activity. Read more... read all
Mon, 14 Sep 2020, 07:01
Lava flows from Pacaya volcano on 11 September (image: @Tercoguerrero/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels characterized by strombolian-type explosions and three active lava flows. Read more... read all
Wed, 9 Sep 2020, 07:24
Lava flows from Pacaya volcano visible from city on 4 September (image: @Rodlince/twitter)
Strombolian activity of the volcano continues from the Mackenney summit crater producing frequent weak to moderate explosions that ejected incandescent material to an approximate height of 50 to 100 meters above the crater. Read more... read all
Thu, 3 Sep 2020, 07:41
Pacaya volcano (image: @RonyAuyonP/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano remains unchanged. Read more... read all
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 08:34
Lava flow from Pacaya volcano (image: @chejinimendez/twitter)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Read more... read all

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