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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 (Guatemala) volcano activity update: 1 to 3 explosions per hour with weak avalanches

Tuesday Oct 08, 2019 07:31 AM | BY: MARTIN

Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
INSIVUMEH observed 1 to 3 explosions per hour with weak avalanches on the southern flank. Volcanic ash is dispersed in a southwest direction.
Ash plumes reached 3,400 metres (11,155 ft) altitude.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 7 October 2019
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