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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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Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)

Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Friday Jul 05, 2019 14:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX25 at 13:45 UTC, 05/07/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190705/1342Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/051

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 05/1320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1447 W09211 - N1446 W09132
- N1444 W09134 - N1435 W09211 - N1447 W09211 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/1930Z SFC/FL160 N1447 W09201
- N1446 W09133 - N1444 W09133 - N1437 W09201 -
N1447 W09201

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0130Z SFC/FL160 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0730Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA FROM EARLIER EM STILL EVIDENT IN VIS STLT
IMAGERY. INTERMITTENT ACT MAY CONT BASED ON PAST
RECENT HIST. VA MOV IN GENERAL W DIRECTION FROM
SUMMIT. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190705/1945Z

Previous news
Friday, Jul 05, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 04, 2019
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Example of a typical small emission from the lava dome. Credit: Conred
Thursday, Jul 04, 2019
The 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. ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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