Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: occasional weak explosions
Wednesday Apr 08, 2020 08:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
An explosion from Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit.
The seismic station detected weak explosions that generated a dark ash plume which reached approx. 10,500 ft (3,200 m) above the summit and drifted SW.
Material is ejected above the crater and caused weak avalanches of material on the south and southeast flanks of the Caliente dome.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 8 April 2020
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020
INSIVUMEH report continued degassing plume expulsion reaching heights of around 3300 m.a.s.l. that drifted southwest over the villages of Loma Linda and San Marcos Palajunoj. The STG3 seismic station recorded mostly weak explosions, where some generated airplane turbine sounds. On the southern, eastern and southeastern flanks, the activity was generally block avalanches. [more]
Thursday, Mar 12, 2020
INSIVUMEH report weak explosions, expelling ash plumes to heights of 3000 - 3200 m.a.s.l (9840 - 10500 ft) that scattered southeast at distances up to 1000 m. Weak avalanches were generated towards the southeast and southwest flanks to the base of the dome. [more]
Monday, Mar 09, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 10,500 ft (3,200 m) above the summit. ... [more]
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): no significant change in activity has occurred since the last update
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded an ash plume that rose 9,514 ft (2,900 m) above the summit and drifted SW. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 03, 2020