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Live Webcam Showing a Volcano in Guatemala

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  • Location: Sierra Madre de Chiapas, Guatemala
  • Source: Crelosa
  • Info: Live streaming webcam featuring the active volcano called Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala. The webcam is located at the crater of another volcano 15kms away.

More info: The Volcan de Fuego is famous for being almost constantly active at a low level. The volcano has small gas and ash eruptions around every 15 to 20 minutes, but larger eruptions are rare.

Beginning in 2002, the volcano entered a new active period, with more or less continuous activity, interspersed with monthly eruptive episodes which would often send ash falling on populated areas within 20kms and lava flows of about 1 to 2 kms from the summit.
On 3 June 2018, the volcano suddenly produced its most powerful eruption since 1974. Large pyroclastic density currents ( hot gas and volcanic matter ) were produced that over-topped the barranca boundaries they had previously been confined to and unexpectedly hit El Rodeo, Las Lajas, San Miguel Los Lotes, and La ReuniĆ³n villages in Escuintla. It resulted in towns being buried and killed many of the surprised residents.