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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
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: VA EM OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 m)

mercredi nov. 27, 2019 23:30 | AUTEUR : VN

Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on 27 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on 27 Nov 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 23:20 UTC, 27/11/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191127/2317Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/1143

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 27/2306Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N1928 W09856 - N1903 W09837
- N1900 W09838 - N1920 W09910 - N1928 W09856 MOV
NW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0500Z SFC/FL190 N1928 W09855
- N1903 W09837 - N1900 W09838 - N1919 W09910 -
N1928 W09855

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1100Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONS VA EM SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY MOV NW FM
SUMMIT. VA EM MAINLY AT SUMMIT LVL. VA HEIGHT AND
MOV BASED ON IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191128/0515Z

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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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