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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: VA HAS DSIPTD IN STLT

Sunday Dec 08, 2019 19:00 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX24 at 18:51 UTC, 08/12/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191208/1849Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/074

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA HAS DSIPTD IN STLT

OBS VA DTG: 08/1820Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: NO VA EXP

RMK: VA HAS DSIPTD IN STLT IMAGERY. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019
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. [more]
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]
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]

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