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

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update

Tuesday Feb 03, 2015 17:40 PM | BY: T

Incandescence from the active lava flow on the flank of Santiaguito's dome
Incandescence from the active lava flow on the flank of Santiaguito's dome
Small explosion at Santiaguito
Small explosion at Santiaguito
Activity has remained similar to the previous months. Occasional small explosions from the dome and a continuing active lava flow on the southeast side of Caliente dome continue.
Previous news
Monday, Jan 19, 2015
No significant change has occurred recently. The lava flow on the eastern side of the dome remains weakly active. Weak explosions occur from time to time. [more]
Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
Explosive activity at the Caliente dome has picked up. Explosions with ash plumes rising several hundred meters have become more frequent. The lava flow on the eastern side remains active, according the the observatory's latest report. [more]
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
Activity remains relatively low. A moderate explosion occurred this morning, producing an ash plume that rose 700 m. Weak to moderate avalanches were seen originating from the Caliente dome's eastern flank. [more]
Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014
INSIVUMEH reports that the lava flow on the southeastern side remains active, and has been advancing at approx. 3 meters per day. ... [more]
Thermal image, Landsat 8 satellite, 29 Nov 2014 (credit: Rudiger Escobar Wolf @rudigerescobar / twitter)
Tuesday, Dec 02, 2014
The recently active, viscous lava flow on the southeastern side of the dome might have stopped being alimented, a recent satellite image suggests, showing that the lava flow has not advanced recently, although is still hot. INSIVUMEH no longer reports observed movements at the flow fronts. ... [more]

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