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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)
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, formation of lava domes
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santa Maria volcano (Guatemala), activity update: mild to low activity

Saturday Jun 21, 2008 12:02 PM |

Over the past weeks, activity at from Santa María's Santiaguito lava dome complex was mild to low, producing produced ash plumes rising to 4.1-4.4 km (13,500-14,400 ft) a.s.l.
Previous news
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008
Avalanches from lava flows were reported on 6 February on the W flank of Santa María's Santiaguito lava dome complex. ... [more]
Friday, Feb 08, 2008
The Washington VAAC reported that gas plumes with possible ash content from Santa María's Santiaguito lava on 30 January. [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2008
Recent photos of the St. Maria volcano can be seen at the this homepage: ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 03, 2007
The Washington VAAC reported that ash-and-gas plumes from Santa María's Santiaguito lava dome complex rose to an altitude of (17,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S on 26 October. [more]
Wednesday, Jul 04, 2007

Activity from Santiaguito continues but is at relatively low levels, generating ash and gas plumes of usually less than 1 km, but at relatively regular intervals of about 20 minutes.

... [more]

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