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Santiaguito volcano
Stratovolcano 3772 m (12,375 ft)
Guatemala, 14.76°N / -91.55°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Santiaguito volcano eruptions:
1902 (catastrophic Plinian eruption of Santa Maria), 1903, 1922-ongoing (Santiaguito dome complex)
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Dominantly explosive, formation of lava domes
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SINGLE VA PUFF 1550Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thursday Jun 25, 2020 17:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 16:46 UTC, 25/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200625/1643Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/004

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: SINGLE VA PUFF 1550Z

OBS VA DTG: 25/1620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1454 W09153 - N1452 W09144
- N1445 W09146 - N1449 W09154 - N1454 W09153 MOV
W 25-30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/2230Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 26/0430Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/1030Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: SINGLE PUFF OF VA OBS 21 NM WNW OF SUMMIT.
VOLCAT ALERT RECEIVED. FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. VA
CLD EXP TO DSIPT BY T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200625/2245Z

Previous news
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano yesterday (image: @insivumehgt/twitter)
Monday, Jun 15, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... [more]
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano (image: @Paul_A_Wallace/twitter)
Monday, May 11, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... [more]
An explosion from Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... [more]
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]

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