Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Fuego
in Guatemala

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Fuego can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 1000011
Name: Fuego
Lat/Lon: 14.473 , -90.88
Event Date: 15 Feb 2021 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 1230000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 8730000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population Exposure Index PEI: 5
Inserted at: 15 Feb 2021 06:15 UTC

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Spettacolare eruzione in Guatemala: colata piroclastica dal Volcán de ... Mon, 15 Feb 2021 11:56:00 +0100.

Spettacolare eruzione in Guatemala : nella gallery le immagini dalla località di Alot e nango, in cui è ritratta l’eruzione del Volcán de Fuego , stratovulcano localizzato ai confini dei dipartimenti di Chimaltenango, Escuintla e Sacatepéqu
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GUATEMALA 20 min Erutta il Volcán de Fuego, autorità in allerta Hanno ... Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:57:00 +0100.

CITTÀ DEL GUATEMALA - Il Volcán de Fuego, situato a circa 50 chilometri a ovest della capitale guatemalteca, è stato dichiarato in eruzione dall'Istituto Nazionale di Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia e Idrologia (Insivumeh) dopo aver
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (31), (1), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),