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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: SMALL VA EM OBS IN STLT

Sun, 8 Dec 2019, 12:00
12:00 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX24 at 11:44 UTC, 08/12/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191208/1143Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1446 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/071

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: SMALL VA EM OBS IN STLT

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

Previous news
Tue, 3 Dec 2019, 00:53
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. ... read all
Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 08:11
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. ... read all
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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