Natural Disasters Monitoring - May 10, 2019
On 10 May 2019, the Guatemala National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology, and Hydrology (INSIVUMEH) reported that El Fuego Volcano generated 15 to 23 moderate explosions, with ash columns at 4,800 meters above sea level dispersing towards the south and southwest. An approximate 600-meter-wide flow of lava descended on the west of the Seca ravine. Ash falls were reported in the areas of Seca, Taniluyá, Ceniza, Las Lajas, and Honda cliffsides. In addition, ash was reported in the nearby communities of Panimaché I, Morelia, Santa Sofía, and El Porvenir. The report is available in Spanish at: INSIVUMEH Boletín Vulcanológico Diario.
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