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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 Vulkan wirft Aschenwolke auf bis zu 21000 ft (6400 m) Höhe aus

Saturday Jan 04, 2020 09:45 AM | 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 21000 Fuß (6400 m) bzw. Flight Level 210 aufstieg.
Hier der originale Bericht: ONGOING VA EMS

FVXX23 at 09:29 UTC, 04/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200104/0928Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/009

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 04/0916Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 N1923 W09822 - N1911 W09811
- N1859 W09836 - N1901 W09837 - N1923 W09822 MOV
NE 40-50KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/1530Z SFC/FL210 N1925 W09822
- N1910 W09810 - N1858 W09837 - N1901 W09838 -
N1925 W09822

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/2130Z SFC/FL210 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/0330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT VISIBLE IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX
CLDS IN AREA. ACT SEEN IN WEB CAM. OBS BASED ON
NWP MODEL GUIDANCE. ...BOLL

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200104/1530Z

Vorherige Nachrichten
Explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 27 December 2019 (image: CENAPRED)
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019
CENAPRED recorded one explosion at 10:29 local time, 68 minutes of low-amplitude tremor and 167 emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content. ... [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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