Articles tagged "fuego volcano"

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Strong strombolian activity continues at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

Strong strombolian activity continues at Guatemalan Fuego volcano, with volcanic ash reaching up to 4 800 m (15 748 feet), according to the National Institute for Seismology, Vulcanology, Meteorology, and Hydrology of Guatemala (INSIVUMEH). Up to 14 moderate to...

March 05, 2020

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Increased volcanic activity at Fuego, lava flows likely, Guatemala

The eruption at Guatemala's Fuego volcano has increased over the past couple of days and authorities are now warning that lava flows could be generated in the days ahead. The volcano is generating weak, moderate and strong explosions at a rate of about 15 to 25...

January 23, 2019

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Increased activity at Fuego volcano prompts new evacuations, Guatemala

Guatemalan Fuego volcano entered its 5th eruptive phase of the year on November 18, forcing authorities to issue new evacuation advisories for people living around the volcano. At least 2 000 residents living in 10 communities near Fuego volcano were asked to...

November 19, 2018

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Fuego volcano enters new eruptive phase, Guatemala

Guatemalan Fuego volcano has entered its 4th eruptive phase of the year on November 6, 2018. The volcano experienced weak to moderate explosions, with ash plumes rising up to 4 800 m (15 700 feet) above sea level and traveling 12 - 15 km (7 - 9 miles) to the west...

November 07, 2018

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New eruptive phase starts at Fuego volcano, ashfall reported

A change in the pattern of activity at Fugo volcano, Guatemala has been observed on December 10, 2017, developing into the 12th effusive eruption phase of the year. The Fuego Observatory reports moderately strong explosions which generate ash columns to a height of...

December 11, 2017

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Drones collect measurements from a volcanic plume at Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala

A team of volcanologists and engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge have collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks. During a ten-day research trip, the team...

April 11, 2017


Pyroclastic flows observed at Fuego, large lahars possible, Guatemala

Guatemala's Fuego volcano produced at least 9 explosions early May 18 that expelled volcanic ash to a height of 4 300 m (14 110 feet) and dispersed at a distance of 7 - 10 km (4.3 - 6.2 miles) to the south. Moderately large pyroclastic flows were observed later...

May 19, 2016


Third paroxysm of the year in progress at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

A third paroxysm of the year is in progress at the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on February 10, 2016. Pulsating lava fountains and well-alimented lava flows followed the strombolian and effusive activity unfolding over the last couple of days. The lava flows are...

February 10, 2016


Fuego volcano erupts thick plume of ash 7.3 km into the air, Guatemala

Fuego volcano, Guatemala, erupted on January 3, 2016 sending a plume of thick ash 7 315 m (24 000 feet) into the air, INSIVUMEH reported. On December 31, 2015 the volcano activity was increasing, possibly building up toward a new paroxysm. Volcano's eruption has...

January 04, 2016


Frequent, intense explosions and new lava flows at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

Another phase of strong, increased activity was observed at the Fuego volcano, Guatemala on December 14, 2015, Volcano Discovery reported. Frequent, intense explosions and ash plumes accompanied with loud shock waves marked the 13th paroxysmal episode of the 2015...

December 16, 2015


Activity intensifies at Guatemalan Fuego volcano

Guatemalan authorities reported yesterday that explosions at Fuego volcano intensified to moderate and strong. Gray columns of smoke and ash rose up to 4.5 km above sea level, moving 10 - 12 km southwest and northwest. Incadescent pulses remained at 200 meters above the

April 23, 2014


Increase in activity at Guatemalan Fuego volcano

Activity has increased at Guatemalan Fuego volcano over the last couple of days, INSIVUMEH reports. The number of explosions rose to 8 - 14 per hour and the strongest ones produce ash plumes rising more than 1 km above the summit, drifting

March 26, 2014


New lava flow started at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

According to the latest report by INSIVUMEH on July 12, 2013 a faint white plume rising 150 to 200 meters above the crater, dispersing westward and northwestward, has been observed at Fuego volcano, Guatemala. Eight explosions have been detected, ejecting grey

July 14, 2013


Strong explosions and ash emissions at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

According to the latest INSIVUMEH special volcanic bulletin on June 28, 2013 the eruptive pattern changes at Fuego volcano, Guatemala are generating vulcanian explosions, with higher concentrations of grey ash, producing a plume reaching 800 meters in height and moving

June 30, 2013


Guatemalan stratovolcano Fuego erupted again

Guatemalan stratovolcano Fuego erupted again on Sunday, June 10, 2012 and spewed a column of ash up to a kilometer (about 3,300 feet) high.The National Vulcanology Institute said in a communique that the volcano, which rises 3,763 meters (12,230 feet) above sea

June 11, 2012

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Fuego volcano in Guatemala had largest eruption in years

Fuego volcano in Guatemala had one of its most explosive and vigorous eruptions in years over the weekend.The volcano, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of the capital, erupted about 2:45 a.m. (07:45 GMT) on Saturday, May 19, 2012, spewing a column of ash up

May 20, 2012


Guatemala’s Fuego volcano unleashes 2 km ash cloud

The Guatemalan geophysical survey SERNAGEOMIN reports increasing explosive activity from Fuego volcano, one of the country's most active volcanoes. Fuego was observed producing ash clouds reaching 1500-2000 m above the summit crater (at ca. 3600 m altitude) which

November 22, 2011