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Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Pacaya volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
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: NEW VA EMS to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 03:30
03:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 03:17 UTC, 22/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210222/0315Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/031

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 22/0250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N1425 W09035 - N1423 W09035
- N1419 W09053 - N1423 W09054 - N1425 W09035 MOV
W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 22/0900Z SFC/FL110 N1424 W09035
- N1423 W09036 - N1419 W09051 - N1423 W09051 -
N1424 W09035

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/1500Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/2100Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGT VA PLUME DETECTED ON STLT MOVG WSW OF
SUMMIT. NO CHG IN MDL FL WIND DIR/SPD NXT 6 HR.
...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210222/0915Z

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