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Santa María, Guatemala

Santa Maria, the 1902 crater, and Santiaguito     Click to visit the VW page on Santa Maria!  On 4 July, INSIVUMEH reported that an explosion from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

During 19-24 June, INSIVUMEH reported that weak-to-moderate explosions from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex produced ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 2.8-3.3 km (9,200-10,800 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW and S. An incandescent lava flow accompanied by constant … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported that lahars caused by heavy rainfall descended multiple drainages on Santa María on 3 June. On 9 June, a lahar about 15 m wide and up to 2 m deep descended S down the Nima I river, carrying … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported explosions from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex during 22-27 May. Resultant ash plumes seen during breaks in cloud cover rose to altitudes of 4.1-4.4 km (13,500-14,400 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S and SW. Ashfall was reported in … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that ash puffs from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex drifted NW on 13 May. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported explosions from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex during 15-21 April. Resultant ash plumes rose to altitudes of 4.1-4.7 km (13,500-15,400 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW. Constant avalanches on the W and S flanks were noted. Based on … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that ash puffs from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex drifted SW on 1 April. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global … Continue reading

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