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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY FR 0615Z.

Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 11:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 11:25 UTC, 20/09/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160920/1123Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA
342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/241

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. NAM WINDS.


ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY FR
0615Z.

OBS VA DTG:
20/1045Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1426 W09216 - N1423 W09204
- N1404
W09210 - N1409 W09228 - N1426 W09216 MOV
SW 10-15KT SFC/FL170 N1455
W09253 - N1449 W09241
- N1425 W09300 - N1439 W09313 - N1455 W09253
MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/1700Z SFC/FL150 N1403 W09345
- N1359
W09334 - N1340 W09340 - N1346 W09358 -
N1403 W09345 SFC/FL170 N1511
W09426 - N1504
W09413 - N1439 W09431 - N1455 W09445 - N1511
W09426

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: 20/2300Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP
SFC/FL170 NO ASH EXP

FCST
VA CLD +18HR: 21/0500Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CURRENTLY TWO VA EMS SEEN IN
STLT IMAGERY
WITH ONE TO THE W AND 75 NMI FR SUMMIT. THE
SECOND EM IS
45 NMI SW-WSW FR SUMMIT. VA IS
BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO SEE IN
IMAGERY AND
FCST TO DISP BY +12 HRS. ...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20160920/1730Z

Previous news
Vulcanian explosion at Santiaguito on 18 Sep 2016 (image: CONRED)
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016
The series of vulcanian explosions resumed after a short break. CONRED reported an explosion took place last night at 21:40 local time and generated a plume that rose to 5000 m altitude. ... [more]
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Santiaguito volcano on 11 Sep 2016
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption of Santiaguito volcano on 23 Aug 2016 (image: INSIVUMEH webcam)
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
Another vulcanian explosion occurred yesterday, but did not produce pyroclastic flows. [more]
Explosion from Santiaguito's Caliente dome yesterday (image: CONRED)
Friday, Aug 19, 2016
The volcano's activity remains very high. Another strong explosion occurred at the Caliente dome yesterday morning at 08:08 local time. Similar in size as the previous one two days earlier, it was accompanied by heavy ballistic bombardment of the cone and its surroundings and generated pyroclastic flows. ... [more]

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