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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)
Pacaya volcano (Guatemala) activity update: seismic activity and weak tremor, no surface activity
Tuesday Jul 31, 2012 07:14 AM | BY: T
Seismic recording from Pacaya volcano on 31 July (INSIVUMEH)
Volcanic seismic activity is visible on the PCG station, tremor and shallow volcano-tectonic earthquakes above backgroud levels.
Monday, Jul 30, 2012
Seismic activity at Pacaya continues to be elevated and tremor is visible, suggesting magma movements under the volcano. There is no eruptive activity at the surface.
Friday, Jul 27, 2012
There is some weak seismic activity above background at Pacaya, but no visible activity.
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012
Pacaya volcano shows frequent quakes and tremor episodes, but there is only steaming as visible activity.
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
On 20 March patterns of seismicity and emissions from Pacaya's MacKenney cone changed, although remained characteristic of normal behavior for the volcano. ...
Sunday, Dec 04, 2011
Since July 2010, no eruptive activity has been observed at Pacaya volcano in Guatemala. INSIVUMEH reports that only degassing is taking place from the summit crater (Mackeney).
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