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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 Aug 18, 2015 13:40 PM | BY: T

Activity at the Caliente lava dome remains essentially unchanged. Some explosions produced ash plumes of up to 500 m height and the eastern blocky lava flow remains weakly active.
Previous news
Sunday, Aug 09, 2015
Activity from the volcano has been low recently. Occasional weak explosions accompany the slow effusion of a blocky lava flow descending on the eastern flank of the Caliente dome. [more]

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015
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Incandescence from the active lava flow on the flank of Santiaguito's dome
Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
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. [more]
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]

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