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Activity at Popocatépetl - Satellite imagery

Located about 40 miles (70 km) southeast of Mexico City, Popocatépetl is one of Mexico’s most active volcanoes. Popocatépetl has been erupting since January 2005, with near constant venting from fumaroles punctuated by minor steam, gas, and ash emissions.Activity

April 24, 2012

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Alert level raised for Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano - authorities consider possibility of major eruption

CENAPRED has raised the alert status of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico, to the third highest level (5 out of 7) and considers the possibility of a major eruption.The volcano continues to have elevated levels of seismicity, and produces frequent steam and ash emissions

April 19, 2012


Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano spewed at least seven exhalations over the weekend

Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano awakened again on Sunday, April 15, 2012 punctuating an especially shaky seismic season. Popo, as the mountain is widely called, spewed at least seven exhalations overnight Saturday and through the day Sunday, sending vapor, smoke and gas

April 16, 2012


Popocatépetl awakening again

During the past 24 hours the monitoring system of the Popocatepetl volcano recorded 11 low-intensity exhalations accompanied by steam, gas and some ash. There were also segments of harmonic tremor, accumulating approximately 5 minutes. Other monitoring parameters

September 01, 2011

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Ash and gas plume seen from Popocatepetl volcano

Based on information from the Mexico City MWO, analyses of satellite imagery, and web-camera views, Volcanic Ash Advisory Center reported that on 26 March an ash-and-gas plume from Popocatépetl drifted ESE and SE. A subsequent notice that day stated that the ash had

April 02, 2011