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Fuego, Guatemala

Based on NOTAM‘s (“Notices to Airmen”), the Washington VAAC reported that on 9 December a possible gas-and-ash plume from Fuego rose to an altitude of 4.9 km (16,000 ft) a.s.l., drifted N, and dissipated rapidly. INSIVUMEH reported that on 12 … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that on 20 August lahars descended several rivers to the S and SE of Fuego, carrying fine material as well as blocks up to 1 m in diameter. Strong currents in Río Cenizas and El Jute were noted. … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that on 4 July there were rumbling noises from Fuego and the seismic network detected multiple explosions. A lava flow traveled 100 m W towards the Santa Teresa ravine. A lahar carrying blocks descended the Ceniza ravine to … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

On 18 June, INSIVUMEH reported that explosions from Fuego produced ash plumes that rose to an altitude of 4.3 km (14,100 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W and SW. Incandescent material was ejected 50 m above the crater. Constant avalanches of … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that explosions from Fuego produced ash plumes to altitudes of 4.1-4.5 km (13,500-14,800 ft) a.s.l. during 22-27 May. The plumes drifted 5 km SW and ashfall was reported in areas downwind. The explosions produced rumbling and degassing sounds, … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that explosions (1-2 per hour) from Fuego produced ash plumes to altitudes of 4.3-4.7 km (14,100-15,400 ft) a.s.l. during 15-21 April. The plumes drifted 5-8 km SW and ashfall was reported from areas downwind. The explosions produced rumbling … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that multiple ash puffs from Fuego were visible on satellite imagery on 31 March drifting SW and on 1 April. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Report provided … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that during 6-19 February explosions from Fuego produced ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 4-4.7 km (13,100-15,400 ft) a.s.l. Fumarolic plumes rose to altitudes of 3.9-4 km (12,800-13,100 ft) a.s.l. Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that a probable ash plume from Fuego drifted N on 26 December. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Report provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that ash plumes from Fuego rose to an altitude of 5.2 km (17,000 ft) a.s.l. drifted SW on 21 December. Gas or ash plumes were seen on satellite imagery on … Continue reading

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