VolcanoDiscovery's start page
-Contact | Imprint | || Français | Deutsch
edit translation
Check out our destinations and tours!
Follow us:
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:
Glow at Popocatépetl volcano at night (CENAPRED)
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
No significant changes in the currently low activity at the volcano have occurred recently. ... [more]
Recent earthquakes near Tacaná volcano
Thursday, Jul 03, 2014
A number of shallow earthquakes has occurred recently under the volcano. The largest was a magnitude 4.0 event at 5 km depth under the eastern flank. No reports of unusual activity at the volcano are available. [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.

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Comments:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.