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Complex volcano 2552 m (8,373 ft)
Guatemala, 14.38°N / -90.6°W
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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 (Guatemala): weekly volcanic activity report 20-26 Nov 2019
Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 07:15
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.
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.
... read all
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. ... read all
Incandescence is observed in the Mackenney crater and lava flows north-northwest
of the slopes of the volcano. ... read all
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. read all
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