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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
Popocatépetl Vulkan
Stratovolcano 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
Aktueller Status: Ausbruch (4 con 5) 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: NEW VA OBSD

So, 23. Dez 2018, 17:45
17:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 17:39 UTC, 23/12/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181223/1737Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL
341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/581

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.
NWP
MODELS. CIMSS VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA OBSD

OBS VA DTG:
23/1727Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N1937 W09834 - N1931 W09813
- N1902
W09834 - N1902 W09838 - N1937 W09834 MOV
N 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR:
23/2330Z SFC/FL220 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0530Z NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/1130Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: MULTIPLE PUFFS OF VA EM
SEEN MOV NNE AWAY FM
SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE AGREES WITH OBS EMS.

...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20181223/2330Z

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So, 16. Dez 2018, 10:24
Eruption of Popocatepetl last evening (image: Webcams de Mexico / CENAPRED webcam)
Another very strong explosion, similar to the one a week ago, occurred last night at 18:57 local time. ... alles lesen

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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