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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 María / Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 09:47
09:47 AM | BY: T
During the past days, Santiaguito seems to have been calm compared to previous periods. INSIVUMEH reports steaming and a few weak explosions, but states the dome was "calm".
Previous news
Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 11:05
2 moderate explosions were observed at 5:54 and 6:13 am on 6 Nov ejecting ash plumes to an altitude of 3,400 m. Constant rock avalanches are occurring from the active lava flows. ... read all
Mon, 5 Nov 2012, 11:05
Strong glow in the west end of the lava dome was observed during 4-5 Nov, and activity from the lava flows produced constant weak to moderate avalanches. ... read all
Fri, 2 Nov 2012, 11:05
Weak sporadic explosions are observed from the lava dome. The blocky lava flows issuing from the rims of the dome were reported calm this morning. ... read all
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 11:05
There were 2 weak explosions with some incandescence visible at 04:39 and 05:47 h local time early today, producing ash and steam plumes up to 700 m high. The lava flows from the dome remain weakly active and produce avalanches of blocks from their fronts. ... read all
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 10:05
Ash explosion and a clear view of the lava dome this morning (INSIVUMEH)
A mild ash explosion from the lava dome occurred this morning with a weak plume rising to 3100 m altitude. Activity otherwise remains mainly effusive. The thick block lava flows that descend from the summit are still weakly active and produce avalanches of rocks detaching from their fronts. ... read all

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