Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Two strong explosions took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano over the past 24 hours. Authorities urge residents and tourists not to approach the volcano, especially the crater. The explosions were registered at 22:44 LT, December 7 (04:44 UTC, December 8)…

Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico

Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico

Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is showing signs of increased activity since November 19, 2018. The Alert Level remains at Yellow, Phase Two (middle level on a three-color scale). Residents and tourists are advised not to go near the volcano, especially near the…

New crater discovered at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

New crater discovered at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

A new crater was discovered at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano and authorities expect the volcano to continue throwing new material towards the surface in the coming days, Dr. Carlos Valdés, the director of Mexico's National Center for Disaster…

New strong explosions at Popocatepetl, ash to 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l.

New strong explosions at Popocatepetl, ash to 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l.

A new strong explosion occurred at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at about 04:52 UTC on Saturday, November 25, 2017 (22:52 local time, November 24). The event follows two strong explosions at 23:12 and 23:54 UTC on Friday and the strongest eruption at this…

Strongest eruption since 2013 at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Strongest eruption since 2013 at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano experienced its strongest eruption since 2013. Ashfall was reported in nearby communities, mainly to the south and southeast. The eruption started at 20:13 UTC (14:13 local time), producing a plume of…

Impressive eruption of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

Impressive eruption of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

An impressive eruption took place at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano at 07:26 UTC (02:26 local time) today. The eruption ejected incandescent fragments up to 600 m (1 968 feet) from the crater an generated a column of ash that reached a height of about 2…

Eruptions at Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano cover nearby towns in ash

Eruptions at Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano cover nearby towns in ash

Monitoring systems at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano registered three explosions and 136 low-intensity exhalations of steam, volcanic gases and light amount of ash on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, 2017. Three explosions were registered with a moderate…

Powerful eruptions at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

Powerful eruptions at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

A powerful eruption occurred at Mexico's Popocatépetl at 15:45 UTC on November 25, 2016, followed by another one at 15:54 UTC today. Volcanic ash and gasses from yesterday's eruption moved NE and reached nearly 11.5 km (38 000 feet) above sea level,…

Popocatépetl spews volcanic ash up to 7.3 km (24 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

Popocatépetl spews volcanic ash up to 7.3 km (24 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

Volcanic ash produced by the eruption of Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano has reached 7.3 km (24 000 feet) above sea level at 14:37 UTC on September 29, 2016. According to the Washington VAAC, ash cloud is moving to the west and northwest of the summit. At…

Popocatépetl spews volcanic ash to 7.3 km (24 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

Popocatépetl spews volcanic ash to 7.3 km (24 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

Volcanic ash produced by the eruption of Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano has reached an altitude of 7.3 km (24 000 feet) a.s.l. around 03:30 UTC on September 14, 2016, the Washington VAAC reported. Volcanic ash is not observable in satellite imagery due to…