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Popocatépetl Vulkan
Stratovolcano 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
Aktueller Status: Ausbruch (4 von 5)
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Ausbrüche des Popocatépetl:
1345-47, 1354, 1363(?), 1488, 1504, 1509(?), 1512, 1518, 1519-23(?), 1528, 1530, 1539-40, 1542, 1548, 1571, 1580, 1590, 1592-94, 1642, 1663-65, 1666-67, 1697, 1720, 1802-04, 1827(?), 1834(?), 1852(?), 1919-22, 1923-24, 1925-27(?), 1933, 1942-43, 1947, 1994-95, 1996-2003, 2004-ongoing
Typische Aktivität:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes. Plinian eruptions at intervals of several centuries or few thousands of years, vulcanian and strombolian activity in intermittent phases.
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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatépetl Vulkan stößt Aschenwolke auf bis zu 20000 ft (6100 m) Höhe aus

Sonntag Aug 02, 2020 03:45 | VON: VN

Explosive Tätigkeit hält weiterhin an. Das Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) в Washington warnte vor einer Wolke aus Vulkanasche, die auf eine Höhe von geschätzt 20000 Fuß (6100 m) bzw. Flight Level 200 aufstieg.
Hier der originale Bericht: VA EM OBS IN SAT.

FVXX23 at 03:40 UTC, 02/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200802/0339Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/745

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.
RADIOSONDE.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBS IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 02/0331Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N1913 W09834 - N1903 W09825
- N1901 W09837 - N1902 W09837 - N1913 W09834 MOV
NE 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/0930Z SFC/FL200 N1918 W09834
- N1908 W09817 - N1900 W09836 - N1901 W09837 -
N1918 W09834

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/1530Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/2130Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLD OBS FANNING OUT FM SUMMIT UP TO 10 NM
N AND E. OBS FL AND T+6 FCST ESTD FM MMMX 00Z
RAOB AND NWP MDLS WITH LOWER CONF DUE TO LGT
WINDS. VA CLD CURRENTLY OBSCD BY WX CLDS. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200802/0945Z

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Background:

Volcán Popocatépetl, whose name is the Aztec word for smoking mountain, towers to 5426 m 70 km SE of Mexico City to form North America's 2nd-highest volcano.  The glacier-clad stratovolcano contains a steep-walled, 250-450 m deep crater.  The generally symmetrical volcano is modified by the sharp-peaked Ventorrillo on the NW, a remnant of an earlier volcano. 
At least three previous major cones were destroyed by gravitational failure during the Pleistocene, producing massive debris-avalanche deposits covering broad areas south of the volcano.  The modern volcano was constructed to the south of the late-Pleistocene to Holocene El Fraile cone.  Three major plinian eruptions, the most recent of which took place about 800 AD, have occurred from Popocatépetl since the mid Holocene, accompanied by pyroclastic flows and voluminous lahars that swept basins below the volcano.  Frequent historical eruptions, first recorded in Aztec codices, have occurred since precolumbian time.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution - Popocatepetl information


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