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Santa Maria volcano satellite image (c) Google Earth View
Santa Maria volcano satellite image (c) Google Earth View
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)

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Mon, 2 Aug 2010, 07:02
As INSIVUMEH reports, Santiaguito's lava dome continues to be active and produces between 10-20 small to medium ash eruptions per day.
Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 04:59
Santiaguito volcano had 4 strong eruptions between 18:50 and 20:00 local time on 26 April, 2010. According to INSIVUMEH and local newspapers, the explosions from the lava dome produces ash plumes reaching 8-9 km a.s.l. Authorities closed the airspace around the volcano in a radius of 20 km.
Fri, 8 Jan 2010, 17:26
The Santiaguito lava dome complex with a typical ash eruption in late Dec 2009. (Photo: Y. Chebli)
During our pilot expedition to the volcanoes of Guatemala in Dec 2009, Santigaguito lava dome was observed between 25-28 Dec. The lava dome produced ash eruptions roughly every 0.5-3 hours with plumes reaching up to 300-1000 m elevation. On one occasion, a small pyroclastic flow was observed travelling down on the SW side of the lava dome.
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