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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)
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Dominantly explosive, formation of lava domes
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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EM.

Monday Feb 12, 2018 14:30 PM |

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

FVXX22 at 14:21 UTC, 12/02/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180212/1418Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA
342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/005

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW
VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 12/1345Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1447 W09138 - N1442
W09138
- N1442 W09142 - N1447 W09141 - N1447 W09138 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST
VA CLD +6HR: 12/2000Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0200Z
NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: SMALL LIKELY ONE
TIME PUFF BASED ON RECENT
HISTORIC ACT. VA MOV QUICKLY W. WILL
DISPERSE
WITHIN NEXT FEW HRS. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
20180212/2015Z

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Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018
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Saturday, Nov 18, 2017
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Wednesday, Sep 06, 2017
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Friday, Jun 02, 2017
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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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