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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 EM SEEN IN STLT to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Fri, 13 Dec 2019, 15:30
15:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 15:15 UTC, 13/12/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191213/1512Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/075

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM SEEN IN STLT

OBS VA DTG: 13/1440Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1444 W09140 - N1444 W09134
- N1439 W09137 - N1440 W09140 - N1444 W09140 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/2030Z SFC/FL140 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0230Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/0830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV SW AND EXTDG
10 NM FM SUMMIT AND DETACHED. MODEL GUIDANCE AGREE
WITH MOV OF VA. FURTHER VA EMS ARE POSSIBLE. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191213/2115Z

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
 

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