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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
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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 volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXHALATION AT 01/2255Z

Donnerstag Dez 01, 2016 23:45 |

Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on  1 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on 1 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 23:33 UTC, 01/12/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161201/2332Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/256

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: EXHALATION AT 01/2255Z

OBS VA DTG: 01/2300Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: NO VA EXP

RMK: SHORT PUFF NOTED IN WEBCAM HAS QUICKLY DISP
NEAR THE SUMMIT. EM WAS NOT DETECTED IN
SUBSEQUENT STLT IMAGERY AT 2300Z AND 2315Z WITH
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. ...RUMINSKI

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Vorherige Nachrichten
Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on 30 Nov 2016
Mittwoch, Nov 30, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [mehr]
Mittwoch, Nov 30, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [mehr]
Dienstag, Nov 29, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [mehr]
Beginning of the eruption of Popocatépetl volcano on 25 Nov 2016
Sonntag, Nov 27, 2016
An unusually long and strong explosion occurred on 25 Nov 2016 starting from 10:47 local time. A continuous jet of steam, gas, and fragmented volcanic material which lasted about 20 minutes generated a billowing plume that rose approx. 5 km. [mehr]
Samstag, Nov 26, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [mehr]

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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