As reported by special bulletins, the activity of the Fuego volcano, remained at a higher level. Today, after 22 hours, it was observed and reported by the Volcanological Observatory of Fuego volcano (OVFGO), increased energy explosions,
generating constant fallout, sounds like locomotive sounds with sensitive shock waves 12 kilometers away, mainly to the southwest flank. The seismic station FG3 recorded an increase in seismic activity, mainly the constant tremors and explosions.
On the southeast side are observed descent of two lava flows in the direction of Las Lajas and El Jute ravines, about 2000 meters long. The eruption column reached 4800 m and headed to the West and the South West a distance of 15 km, while likely to increase its dispersion area.
For now, this eruption is effusive, but there is a chance that it increases in intensity in the coming hours, with the possibility of descent of pyroclastic flows mainly to the Southeast and the southern flank.
Therefore, the INSIVUMEH recommends:
Implementing vigilance it deems necessary due to the activity and be aware of the evolution of it.
At the Directorate General of Civil Aviation:
To take precautions with air traffic because there are ashes to a height of about 4800 meters. (15.748 feet) to the west, the southwest of the volcanic complex over a distance of 15 km. Also take into account the change in the wind direction.
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June 25 , 2016. Fuego , Guatemala :
Morphology: composite Stratovolcano
Geographical location: 14 ° 28’54 “N Latitude; 90 ° 52’54” W longitude
Source : Insivumeh
Photo : Rosendo Morales