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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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Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): pyroclastic flows continue

Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 08:53
08:53 AM | BY: MARTIN
Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at elevated levels during the past weeks.
INSIVUMEH reported that block-and-ash flows continue to descend over the western slopes of the Caliente dome and eastern slopes, sometimes phoenix clouds are formed.
A weak to moderate explosions are generated which reached approx. 10,826-11,811 ft (3,300-3,600 m) altitude and extending about 10-12 km of the volcano.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 12 August 2020
Previous news
Thu, 16 Jul 2020, 09:09
Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels during the past two months. ... read all
Tue, 30 Jun 2020, 09:41
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. ... read all
Mon, 15 Jun 2020, 08:10
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano yesterday (image: @insivumehgt/twitter)
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... read all
Mon, 11 May 2020, 01:49
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano (image: @Paul_A_Wallace/twitter)
INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit. ... read all
 

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