Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santa Maria / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update
There have been few explosions with ash columns 700 meters high, spreading south, southwest, on Palajunoj region.
Wed, 3 Oct 2012, 10:0510:05 AM | BY: T
Constant activity on the fronts of active lava flows, generating avalanches of blocks deposited within the river banks Nima I and II.
Tue, 2 Oct 2012, 10:05
At 05.33 h local time this morning a rumbling was heard in the Nima 1 gulley. There are constant avalanches from weak to moderate active lava flows, the most active being the northeast flow. A steam plume rises 400 m above the crater. ... read all
Mon, 1 Oct 2012, 10:05
Santa Maria / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: weak to moderate explosions, active lava flows
Today, there were 2 weak explosions at 06:08 and 6:24 hours and a moderate one with incandescent material at 04:06 hours local time, generating ash plumes rising 600-800 m. read all
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 07:02
At 05:18 hours local time yesterday, a rumbling was heard from the Nima 1 valley above the observatory. Most of the time, the dome is degassing with a 400 m steam plume. read all
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 08:44
The volcano is almost continuously hidden in clouds, but the seismic signal suggests ongoing rock avalanches from probably still weakly active lava flows on the dome flanks. ... read all
Tue, 25 Sep 2012, 10:05
Small avalanches from the southern side of the dome and few weak explosions ejecting ash clouds to 200-300 m height occurred during the past 24 hours. ... read all