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Popocatépetl volcan
Stratovolcano 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
Condition actuelle: en éruption (4 sur 5)
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Eruptions du volcan 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
Style éruptif tipique:
Dominant explosif, construction de dômes de lave. Eruptions pliniennes à des intervalles de plusieurs siècles ou de quelques milliers d'années, vulcanien et activité strombolienne dans phases intermittentes.
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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatépetl Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)

samedi oct. 12, 2019 22:45 | AUTEUR : VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 22:38 UTC, 12/10/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191012/2236Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/966

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 12/2200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N1911 W09907 - N1901 W09837
- N1900 W09836 - N1901 W09910 - N1911 W09907 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/0400Z SFC/FL220 N1911 W09919
- N1902 W09836 - N1859 W09836 - N1856 W09922 -
N1911 W09919

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/1000Z SFC/FL220 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA IS NOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX
CLDS. OCNL DARK GRAY VA CAN BE SEEN ON WEBCAM
THRU BREAK IN CLDS. NWP MDL INDICATES A CONT W
MOV THRU +6HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191013/0430Z

Actualités précédentes
samedi, oct. 12, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
samedi, oct. 12, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
vendredi, oct. 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
vendredi, oct. 11, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 . ... [details]
Volcano Popocatépetl (image: CENAPRED)
vendredi, oct. 11, 2019
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately high levels. ... [details]

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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