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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
Tuesday Feb 25, 2014 17:24 PM | BY: T
Mild strombolian activity continues at the Mackenney crater. INSIVUMEH reports ejections of fine-grained tephra (ash) to 100-150 m above the crater.
Sunday, Feb 16, 2014
New strombolian explosions have started to occur at the Mackenney crater. This is the first eruptive activity at the summit since the paroxysm on 10 Jan which resulted in the collapse of the crater floor. ...
Thursday, Feb 06, 2014
No visible eruptive activity except degassing is being mentioned by INSIVUMEH. The seismic signal shows degassing tremor and deep-seated small explosions.
Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
The lava flow emission from the southern fissure vent has gradually decreased or even stopped during the past days. ...
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
While explosive activity seems to have ceased, lava effusion from the southern fissure vent at the base of the Mackenney cone continues and feeds an active flow field that expands up to 3.6 km from the vent. ...
Friday, Jan 17, 2014
The lava flow from the southern fissure vent at the base of Mackenney crater remains active, and weak strombolian activity occurs at the summit vent.
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