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

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): weak explosions from the Caliente dome

Tuesday Dec 03, 2019 00:53 AM | BY: MATTHEW

INSIVUMEH report 15 weak explosions occurring in the past 24 hours from Santiaguito lava dome complex, with plumes reaching heights of 3300 meters above sea level (10825 feet) that disperse to the southwest. Ash fall occurred within the perimeter and weak-moderate avalanches were generated on the south and southeast flank.
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Links / Sources:
  • http://insivumeh.gob.gt/geofisica/2019-12-02-0730hrs/
Previous news
Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
Thursday, Nov 28, 2019
INSIVUMEH recorded 1-3 explosions per hour detected at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex during 20-26 November. ... [more]
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Santiaguito volcano with Santa Maria in the background (image: INSIVUMEH)
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019
INSIVUMEH observed 1 to 3 explosions per hour with weak avalanches on the southern flank. Volcanic ash is dispersed in a southwest direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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