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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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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 (Guatemala): pyroclastic flow

Tuesday Jun 30, 2020 09:41 AM | BY: MARTIN

The sequence of webcam screenshots of pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The sequence of webcam screenshots of pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
On 29 June at 14:22 local time INSIVUMEH recorded pyroclastic flow that traveled over the west flank of the Caliente dome, as can be seen in the webcam screenshots.
Volcanic ash is extending to the east of the volcano.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 30 June2020
Previous news
Monday, Jun 15, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... read all
Monday, May 11, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... read all
Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... read all
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. ... read all

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