Activation time (UTC): 2018-06-04 11:22:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-06-04 06:00:00 Event type: Volcanic activity (Ash fall)
On 3 June, Volcan de Fuego, located in Southern Guatemala, experienced a strong eruption, provoking floods of lava and mud along with ash and ballistic (small rocks) emissions. The ash fall and lahars affected different areas of Chimaltenango, Sacatepéquez and Escuintla. As of 4 June, 25 people died, 3 100 people were evacuated and over 1.7 million people were affected
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