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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 ARND 18/1300Z

Saturday Nov 18, 2017 14:00 PM |

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

FVXX24 at 13:45 UTC, 18/11/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171118/1343Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/015

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM ARND 18/1300Z

OBS VA DTG: 18/1315Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1444 W09133 - N1441 W09131
- N1438 W09133 - N1441 W09135 - N1444 W09133 MOV
S 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1930Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0130Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0730Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV S. EM IS
CURRENTLY ROUGHLY 7 NMI FR SUMMIT. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20171118/1945Z

Previous news
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]

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