Pacaya , Fuego , Guatemala : Current activity .

Pacaya , Fuego , Guatemala : Current activity .

Pacaya Volcano:
Activity type Strombolian
Morphology: composite Stratovolcano
Geographical location: 14 ° 22’50 “N Latitude; 90 ° 36’00” W. Longitude
Altitude: 2,552msnm.
Atmospheric conditions: Partly cloudy
Precipitation: 7.8mm.

Activity:
Blue color expulsions and low white fumaroles are observed. Degassing product , this plume is of low height and is moving northeast.
Seismic station PCG reported an internal tremor associated with a degassing and increased low explosions.
During the evening hours, it was possible to observe a faint glow.
No impacts or rumbling sounds are reported.

Volcan Fuego:
Activity type vulcanian
Morphology: composite Stratovolcano
Geographical location: 14 ° 28’54 “N Latitude; 90 ° 52’54” W. Longitude
Altitude: 3,763msnm.
Weather: clear
Wind: Northeast, 3km / h
Precipitation: 5.7mm.

Activity:

Maintains white degassing fumaroles at a height of about 4100 meters (13.451 feet) propagating towards the West and the South West
It was recorded 1-2 moderate explosions per hour, with a gray column of a height of 4400-4800 meters (14.435 to 15.748 feet), traveling 10 kilometers to the Southwest, West, North -West and North East.
These explosions have generated weak rumbling and ash falls in areas of Morelia, Hagia Sophia, Panimaché I and II, and the areas of the North East flank.

 

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June 09 , 2016.Pacaya , Fuego , Guatemala :

Source : Insivumeh

Photo : Rolfcosar, National Geographic

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