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Pacaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EMS OBS IN STLT to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Mon, 29 Mar 2021, 01:30
01:30 AM | 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:

FVXX22 at 01:19 UTC, 29/03/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210329/0117Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/157

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS OBS IN STLT

OBS VA DTG: 29/0040Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1423 W09037 - N1422 W09034
- N1359 W09049 - N1400 W09055 - N1423 W09037 MOV
SW 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/0630Z SFC/FL120 N1424 W09037
- N1423 W09034 - N1355 W09050 - N1357 W09058 -
N1424 W09037

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/1230Z SFC/FL120 N1424
W09038 - N1422 W09035 - N1353 W09054 - N1358
W09102 - N1424 W09038

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/1830Z SFC/FL120 N1425
W09038 - N1422 W09035 - N1358 W09055 - N1404
W09104 - N1425 W09038

RMK: VA EMS OBS IN STLT MOV SW FM SUMMIT EXT 30
NM. WEBCAM SHOWS CONS VA EMS. NWP MDLS FCST A
CONS SW VA MOVMT THRU T+18. ...TUGGLE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210329/0715Z

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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: normal or dormant (1 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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