Santiaguito , Guatemala : descent of moderate lahar, with potential to increase in the next few minutes.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : descent of moderate lahar, with potential to increase in the next few minutes.

The volcano observatory of Santiaguito volcano and the seismic station Stg3, currently recording the descent of moderate lahar, with potential to increase in the next few minutes. With a width of 30 meters and a height of 1.5 meters across, carrying abundant fine material,…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : series of strong explosions on the Santiaguito volcanic complex.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : series of strong explosions on the Santiaguito volcanic complex.

During the past few days have been generated a series of strong explosions on the Santiaguito volcanic complex. Today at 09:20 a strong explosion was recorded with pyroclastic flows that go down to the ravines south of the volcanic complex. The ash column reached…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : The constant rain in the volcanic area, currently generates a moderate lahar.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : The constant rain in the volcanic area, currently generates a moderate lahar.

The constant rain in the volcanic area, currently generates a moderate lahar in the riverbed Nima I, with the potential to rise high in the next few minutes, which was recorded by the seismic station Stg3 and reported by the OVSAN. The characteristics of…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Santiaguito volcano continues its phase of high activity,

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Santiaguito volcano continues its phase of high activity,

Santiaguito volcano continues its phase of high activity, this afternoon (yesterday) at 1:37 p.m., he again recorded strong explosion, generating moderate to heavy avalanches on its southeast and southwest flanks. The seismic station recorded the loud explosion, as well as low-moderate explosions and lowering…

Santiaguito, Guatemala : Santiaguito Volcano undergoes several changes.

Santiaguito, Guatemala : Santiaguito Volcano undergoes several changes.

Guatemala: Santiaguito Volcano undergoes several changes Representatives of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala (Conred) report changes in the Santiaguito Volcano. Conrad staff in Retalhuleu reported that the Santiaguito volcano tends to widen due to the intense activity that has been maintained….

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Strong Lahar in rivers Cabello de Angel and Nima 1.

Santiaguito , Guatemala :  Strong Lahar in rivers Cabello de Angel and Nima 1.

Volcanological Special Bulletin: Strong Lahar in rivers Cabello de Angel and Nima 1 Activity type : Peléenne Morphology : dacitic dome complex. Geographical location: 14 ° 44 ’33 “N latitude, 91 ° 34’13” W longitude Height: 2500m. Heavy rains at the top of Santiaguito…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : The constant rain in the volcanic area, generated a moderate lahar.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : The constant rain in the volcanic area, generated a moderate lahar.

Volcanological Special Bulletin. The constant rain in the volcanic area, generated a moderate lahar, hot, in the bed of the river Nima I, with the possibility of a sharp increase in the next few minutes. With a strong smell of sulfur, blocks of 50…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Strong explosion on the Santiaguito volcano.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Strong explosion on the Santiaguito volcano.

Volcanological Special Bulletin Strong explosion on the Santiaguito volcano The period of activity of the Santiaguito volcano continues to generate strong explosions. Today was generated two powerful explosions, both with ash plumes that reached about 4900 m, which have moved to the Northeast, the…

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Explosion with pyroclastic flows.

Santiaguito , Guatemala : Explosion with pyroclastic flows.

Explosion with pyroclastic flows. As was said in the previous report, the Santiaguito volcano keeps explosive activity, that with enough energy. Today at 8:04 and 9:18, the Stg3 seismic station recorded two strong explosions that raised a cloud of ash mushroom at an approximate…