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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)

Santiagito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Tue, 20 Nov 2012, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
The activity remains at low levels and mainly effusive. There are only few and small explosions and the lava flows from the dome continue to be weakly active.
Previous news
Fri, 16 Nov 2012, 11:05
A weak explosion occurred at 19:16 h local time with an ash column rising 400 m and strong glow visible. Constant weak and moderate avalanches from the active lava flows. ... read all
Fri, 16 Nov 2012, 10:36
Weak pyroclastic flow generated the morning of 15 Nov by a partial collapse of the lava flow
A part of the western edge of the lava flow on the southeast side of the lava dome collapsed on 15 Nov morning, producing small pyroclastic flows. read all
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 11:05
A moderately rumbling explosion occurred at 18:46 local time. Overnight, incandescent avalanches could be seen descending from the active lava flows. ... read all
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 07:35
2 small explosions occurred on the evening of 10 Nov from the lava dome, and the lava flows, still weakly alimented, produced occasional small avalanches. (INSIVUMEH) ... read all
Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 09:47
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". ... read all

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