5 facts about the Fuego volcano eruption in Guatemala (June 2018)

Last week, Fuego volcano (Guatemala) erupted. It was the strongest eruption in several decades. We already posted some basic concepts about volcanoes. This post presents 5 facts about this eruption.

  1. The erupted ashes were about 650 degrees Celsius
  2. The erupted ashes elevated almost 10 000 m high
  3. The Fuego volcano eruption did not throw much lava. The eruption threw tons of ashes
  4. The eruption was the strongest eruption in 4 decades
  5. Currently, the main problem are the so called lahares. That is, the mixture of the volcanic ash with rain.

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