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Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA EM MOVG NNW.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019, 13:15
13:15 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 13:07 UTC, 13/10/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191013/1306Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/068

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA EM MOVG NNW.

RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019, 07:31

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

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. ... Read all
Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 06:00

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INSIVUMEH reported that each day during 2-8 October there were as many as five explosions per hour detected at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex. Ash plumes rose 700-900 m above the complex and drifted SW. Avalanches of material descended the SE and S flanks. ... Read all
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Santa Maria volcano satellite image (c) Google Earth View
Santa Maria volcano satellite image (c) Google Earth View
Santiaguito volcano
Stratovolcano 3772 m (12,375 ft)
Guatemala, 14.76°N / -91.55°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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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