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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:
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Activity seems to have decreased over the past days. Explosions have been much weaker and almost absent recently. [more]
Ash plume from Colima this morning
Friday, Aug 21, 2015
Explosions every few hours continue to occur, sending plumes of ash to 2-3 km above the volcano's summit crater. [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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