Special Bulletin Volcanological, Guatemala, March 27, 2016, 9:40 (local time)
End of the eruption of the Fuego volcano.
Morphology: composite Stratovolcano
Geographical location: 14 ° 28 ’54 “North Latitude, 90 ° 52′ 54” West Longitude.
The Strombolian type eruption of Fuego volcano , which began early yesterday morning, began to lose energy and in that time, the eruption ends, leaving the remains of lava flows that, in the hours or the days will come to disappear.
It was observed in the crater, weak explosions, some moderate, accompanied by fine ash columns up to 4600 meters, moving to the southwest and west of the volcanoover a distance of 10 kilometers.
Some of these explosions accompanied by moderate rumbling sound, heard more than 12 kilometers from the volcanic perimeter as well as fine ash falling on villages of Panimache I and II, Morelia, Sangre de Cristo, are reported.
This eruption is over, however, it is recommended not to stand in the canyons around the volcano.
For this, INSIVUMEH recommends:
A CONRED: Due to the end of the eruption, to implement the necessary level of vigilance and to continue monitoring the activity of the Fuego volcano.
At the Directorate General of Civil Aviation: Take precautions with air traffic, because there is still diffuse ash remains at a distance of 15 kilometers to the west and southwest, taking into account that there are changes in the wind direction
during the day.
March 28, 2016.Fuego , Guatemala :
Source : Insivumeh
Photo: CONRED / Eliceo Jimenez et Marcelo Jimenez.