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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 / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: lava flows inactive

Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
An explosion occurred at 06:09 h local time and produced a white column of 600 meters height that spread eastward.
Degassing produces a constant steam plume rising 600 m. The flows were inactive this morning.
Previous news
Mon, 15 Oct 2012, 10:05
Current seismic signal from STG station (INSIVUMEH)
A weak explosion was observed this morning at 06:01 local time. Otherwise, the lava dome has been steaming. The fronts of the lava flows remain weakly active. ... read all
Sun, 14 Oct 2012, 10:05
Part of the southwest lava flow has collapsed in its east end, while some of the flow remains active. No explosions have occurred recently. ... read all
Fri, 12 Oct 2012, 10:05
No or very few explosions are occurring from the lava dome in recent days. Steaming is seen from the dome, and weak avalanches from the (stagnating) lava flows occur. ... read all
Tue, 9 Oct 2012, 10:05
There are still weak avalanches occurring from the lava flow fronts. No explosions were reported since yesterday. ... read all
Mon, 8 Oct 2012, 12:05
The lava flow front has short weak incandescent avalanches in the morning. read all

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