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Map of Mexico's active volcanoes (red triangles). (Basemap created using UNAVCO/Voyager map tool feat. Face of the EarthTM)
Map of Mexico's active volcanoes (red triangles). (Basemap created using UNAVCO/Voyager map tool feat. Face of the EarthTM)
News & updates:
Eruption at Colima volcano this morning (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
The volcano continues to produce sometimes strong vulcanian-type explosions that seem to have picked up in strength over the past days. ... [more]
Explosion at Colima this morning
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Intermittent explosions and ash emissions continue, but at lower frequency and intensity as during the previous weeks. ... [more]

Volcanoes of Mexico (42 volcanoes)

Mexico's volcanoes are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and formed on the North American continental tectonic plate under which the oceanic Pacific and (in the south) Cocos plates are being subducted.
The most active volcanoes of the country are Popocatepetl, Colima and El Chichon, which had a major eruption in 1982 that cooled the world's climate in the following year.
All active volcanoes of Mexico are listed.

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