Volcano in Guatemala

President Alvaro Colom declared a state of emergency for the area near the Pacaya volcano, which lies 25 miles (40 km) from Guatemala City as the volcano erupted with a cloud of black ash that closed the airport and forced evacuations of nearby villages.

Source: glidenumber

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Status Update: 04/06/2010

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Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:

Focal Point: Mr. Juan Carlos Villagran
Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Contact Points in Guatemala

Jean-Roche Lebeau
Head, National Territorial Ordenning System
SEGEPLAN
Mob: +502 5706 5500
E-mail: lebeaujr@gmail.com

 

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for Charter activation request

Upper Left :
Lat:  14° 39’ 38.34”  N 
Long: 90° 49' 11.09”  W  

Lower Right :
Lat: 14° 11’ 11.22” N
Long: 90° 22’ 58.32” W

 

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

International Charter:
Activation requested on 30/05/2010
Activation Request accepted: 
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Project Manager:
 

 

 

Space-based resources:

Satellite TaskingNo

Satellite  Sensor Date Area
Center Lat/Long
Type Status Remarks
 1        TerraSAR-X
 
 
 
 SAR (HS)
 
 
 

 03/06/2010

00:02:06.542

 14.446 - 14.507;
-90.796 - -90.696
 Post-Disaster        Scheduled        min.lat - max.lat; min.long - max.long      
SAR (HS)

 02/06/2010

12:03:11.192

 14.446 - 14.507;
-90.796 - -90.696
SAR (SL)

 08/06/2010

00:10:37.878

 14.424 - 14.507;
-90.797 - -90.690
SAR (SL)

 08/06/2010

11:54:39.808

 14.424 - 14.507;
-90.797 - -90.690
2 THEOS PAN+MS 05/06/2010  

 

 

Other Space based Information:

NOAA Volcano Ash Activity Monitoring:
Link: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/VAAC/messages.html

SERVIR:
Link: http://www.servir.net/erupcion_del_volcan_pacaya_guatemala_mayo_2010 

 

Situation Reports:

Reliefweb:
Link: http://reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/ASAZ-85YHER?OpenDocument 

 

Other Links:

Global Volcanism Program:
Link: http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/index.cfm?wvarweek=20100526#pacaya

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
27/05/2010
latitude: 
15.7835
longitude: 
-90.2308