Activity type : Vulcanian
Morphology: composite stratovolcano
Geographical location: 14 ° 28 ’54 “N Latitude; 90 ° 52’54” W. Longitude
The tenth eruption of the year of Fuego volcano started, generating moderate to heavy explosions, avalanches block in all directions, rumbling and locomotive sounds. A lava flow in the Las Lajas Canyon, a kilometer long is observed which will increase in the coming hours, with the possibility of producing more lava flows in other directions.
The seismic station FG3, recorded a continuous tremor due to the rise of magma and lava movements. The column of ash generated reached 4,900 meters, extending over a distance of 15 kilometers to the southwest and west.
The Observatory of the Fuego volcano, reported ash fall on Panimache, Morelia, El Porvenir.
This eruption can generate pyroclastic flows through canyons Las Lajas and El Jute, primarily, and others around the volcano.
The INSIVUMEH recommends:
At the Conred, adjust the level of alert considered necessary for the Fuego volcano to stick to the developments of the eruption.
At civil aviation;
To take precautions with the air traffic due to the presence of ash in the volcano area, who travel 15 km, and can according to the winds be dispersed further.
May 23 , 2016.Fuego , Guatemala :
Source : Insivumeh