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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: NEW VA EM

Wednesday Sep 06, 2017 15:00 PM |

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

FVXX23 at 14:58 UTC, 06/09/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170906/1456Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA
342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/013

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
GOES-16.
NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EM

OBS VA DTG:
06/1415Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1446 W09133 - N1444 W09132
- N1437
W09138 - N1444 W09143 - N1446 W09133 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR:
06/2030Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0230Z NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: LATEST VISIBLE
SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS A NEW
SMALL EM WITH POSSIBLE VA DRIFTING TO
THE SW OF
THE SUMMIT. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20170906/2100Z

Previous news
Friday, Jun 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
During 4-5 May, 10-12 explosions occurred from the lava dome. A strong lahar descended on 6 May, starting from 21:45 local time. The mud flow was 30 m wide and 2.5 m deep, and descended the Cabello de Ángel drainage, a tributary of the Nimá I river drainage on Santa María’s S flank, carrying branches, tree trunks, and blocks up to 2 m in diameter. (INSIVUMEH) [more]
Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Santiaguito volcano on 27 Feb 2017
Monday, Feb 27, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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