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Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
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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) 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)

Pacaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA CLD. to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Thu, 11 Feb 2021, 14:45
14:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 14:36 UTC, 11/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210211/1434Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/015

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA CLD.

OBS VA DTG: 11/1400Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1426 W09041 - N1423 W09036
- N1422 W09036 - N1417 W09043 - N1426 W09041 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/2000Z SFC/FL120 N1426 W09049
- N1423 W09035 - N1422 W09035 - N1412 W09048 -
N1426 W09049

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/0200Z SFC/FL120 N1423
W09036 - N1422 W09035 - N1411 W09037 - N1414
W09044 - N1423 W09036

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0800Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM OBSD IN G16 VIS STLT IMAGERY ARND
1310Z. VA MOVG BTWN SW AND WNW AND EXTDS 6 NMI
WNW AND 10 NMI SW. NWP MDLS FCST VA TO MOV SW BY
T+6 AND BTWN SSW AND S BY T+12. LOW CONFDC IN
FCSTS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210211/2030Z

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