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

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): weekly volcanic activity report 20-26 Nov 2019

Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 08:11
08:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
INSIVUMEH recorded 1-3 explosions per hour detected at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex during 20-26 November.
An ash plumes rose 600-900 meters above the summit and drifted SW and W. An ash sometimes fell locally, and likely in finca El Faro, Santa Maria, and Viejo Palmar during 20-21 and 24-25 November.
Avalanches of material descended towards the E, S, and SW flanks.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 20-26 Nov 2019
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Tue, 8 Oct 2019, 07:31
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
 

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