Category Archives: Volcanoes

Fresh Eruptions at Volcan Fuego near Antigua

Activity has been on the upswing for the past week, and it’s beginning to look as if this will continue. If visiting La Antigua soon, the best time for photos is after dark. See Volcan Fuego Erupts for the latest … Continue reading

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Eruptions at Volcan Fuego and Pacaya

Both volcanoes have entered a new cycle of activity, with strombolic eruptions and ash. No lava yet reported at Fuego, but it’s been making a lot of noise here in Antigua and putting on a great show at night. If … Continue reading

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6.4 Earthquake in Guatemala Today

hit off Guatemala’s Pacific coast of Guatemala about 6 PM EST. It occurred four days after the massive 7.4 earthquake off Champerico, a surf town near Retalulheu. Damage from Today’s Guatemalan Earthquake There have been no reports from the area … Continue reading

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Volcan Fuego Erupts Big Time!

33,000 people evacuated today after major eruption of Volcan Fuego six miles from Antigua.  Volcanic ash has been seen in the sky over Lake Atitlan, a rarity. If you have a flight in or out of Guatemala this week, check to … Continue reading

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Volcan Fuego Erupts!

What a welcome to La Antigua on my way back from Lake Atitlan yesterday, to witness the latest eruption of Volcan Fuego. Activity began Sunday night, and the plume shot over a kilometer high on Monday. Lava flows occured on … Continue reading

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