2022 eruption of the Acatanango volcano
VEI 5 eruption (USGS)
Volcano (29)

The volcano before the eruption
Volcano Acatanango volcano
Date May 12, 2022
Time 0345 MDT
Eruption type Vesuvian
Location Guatemala
Fatalities 105
Damages $117 million (2022 USD)
Other impacts Numerous lahars due to heavy rains during the eruption

The 2022 eruption of the Acatanango volcano was a moderately explosive eruption that led to the deaths of 105 people, caused $177 million in damages, and was later rated as a VEI 5 Vesuvian eruption by the USGS.

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