Fuego volcano

Fuego volcano is a stratovolcano or composite volcano located some 35 km southwest of Guatemala City. It is situated on the Ring of Fire – a string of volcanoes, earthquake sites and tectonic plates around the Pacific, which spreads across 40,000 km from the southern tip of South America to New Zealand. The 3.5 km high volcano is one of the three active volcanoes in Guatemala.
The volcano erupted on September 23 this year. The recent eruption is the strongest since June 2018, when volcano unleashed a torrent of mud and ash that destroyed the village of San Miguel Los Lotes and killed more than 200 people.


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