Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): explosive and effusive activity continue
Friday Nov 14, 2014 07:18 AM | BY: T
Both explosive and effusive activity continue from the Caliente lava dome.
Eruption at Santiaguito yesterday (INSIVUMEH)
The observatory reports weak ash explosions ejecting plumes that rise approx. 500 m. The length of the viscous lava flow to the SE is now more than 3.3 km long and has two active fronts, one inside the Nima1 river bed, the other outside its banks.
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Explosive activity has returned to the Caliente lava dome after several months of absence. At least 3 explosions per day were seen during the recent days. ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
The viscous lava flow on the eastern side continues to advance slowly. No significant explosive activity from the lava dome has been reported recently. [more]
Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
Activity remains mainly effusive and the viscous lava flow on the SE side of the dome continues to advance slowly through the Nima 1 ravine. ... [more]
Friday, Sep 12, 2014
The volcano continues to feed an active lava flow that passes through a ravine on the SE side of the dome. Its length has reached approx. 3 km, which implies it has been making approx. 30 meters progress per day during the past month. ... [more]