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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

Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 15:03
15:03 PM | BY: T
Activity remains relatively low and unchanged. Occasional explosions from the lava dome produce small ash plumes generally lower than 1 km. Only few avalanches were reported lately, suggesting that effusion rate has dropped.
Previous news
Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 08:07
No significant changes in the currently relatively low activity have been reported. Occasional small to moderate explosions and weak avalanches from the active lava flow on the SE side of the dome occurred during 16-17 April. ... read all
Thu, 10 Apr 2014, 16:47
Activity has not changed much over the past weeks. The observatory reports moderate explosions ejecting gray ash plumes rising up to about 800 m and causing light ash falls in areas to the west of the lava dome. ... read all
Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 17:01
Activity remains essentially unchanged. Viscous lava flows are active on the E and SW sides of the Caliente dome. read all
Wed, 5 Mar 2014, 17:28
Santiaguito's lava dome on 3 March
Activity remains dominantly effusive. Viscous lava flows are active mainly at the S and NE flanks of the dome, causing constant avalanches. ... read all
Sun, 2 Mar 2014, 08:25
Santiaguito's Caliente lava dome yesterday morning
The activity has remained unchanged, dominated by slow extrusion and avalanches of blocky lava mainly from the SE and NE flanks of the Caliente dome. read all
 

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