Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: Increased activity
Thursday Jul 04, 2019 14:46 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Example of a typical small emission from the lava dome. Credit: ConredThe volcano has been fairly calm for the last couple of years, with 10-15 daily explosions. Last week, a new episode of higher activity began with stronger and more frequent (35-40 daily) explosions and more lava extrusion- blocks have been seen rolling off the Caliente dome.
This is not a particularly significant development, but there is a higher chance of pyroclastic flows, so extra caution is advised.
Thursday, Jul 04, 2019
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Saturday, Jun 29, 2019
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala) activity update: small to moderate avalanches on Caliente dome, weak explosions
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
Activity at the volcano has not changed significantly during the past months. The volcano observatory reported mild degassing, infrequent weak explosions and constant weak to moderate avalanches on the SE flank of the Caliente dome. ... [more]
Monday, Apr 22, 2019