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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): weekly volcanic activity report 20-26 Nov 2019
Thursday Nov 28, 2019 07:15 AM | BY: MARTIN
Visible lava flows from Pacaya volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
INSIVUMEH recorded during 20-26 November
that weak strombolian activity continues from the Mackenney summit crater.
Lava flows on the northwestern flank
remain active, currently about 400 m long.
Material is ejected to an approximate height of 75 meters
above the crater and caused avalanches of material.
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019
INSIVUMEH recorded that weak strombolian activity continues from the Mackenney summit crater and lava flows on the northwestern flank remain active, currently about 100 m long.
Friday, Oct 25, 2019
Lava flows continue to be active on the south slopes
of the volcano with an approximate length of 100 m. Avalanches are generated in the front of the flows due to strombolian explosions at 5 - 25 m above the crater. ...
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019
Incandescence is observed in the Mackenney crater and lava flows north-northwest
of the slopes of the volcano. ...
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains stable: near-continuous mild strombolian activity from the Mackenney summit crater, ejecting glowing spatter to 5-15 m above the rim. ...
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