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Стратовулкан 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°WТекущее состояние
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| ReportsPopocatépetl volcano videosPopocatépetl volcano books | ToursPopocatépetl Вулкан-извержения:
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-ongoingТипичный извержения стиль:
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.Последнее землетрясение поблизостиLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update
Ср, 27 май 2020, 02:00
Вт, 26 май 2020, 12:45
Вт, 26 май 2020, 02:00
Пн, 25 май 2020, 16:15
Вс, 24 май 2020, 22:30
Спутниковое изображение вулкана Popocatépetl 24 May 2020
Вс, 24 май 2020, 10:45
Вс, 24 май 2020, 00:00
Сб, 23 май 2020, 12:30
Пт, 22 май 2020, 07:22
Incandescent material thrown from crater from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
The activity at the volcano remains high. An explosion occurred at 03:02 local time tonight, showering the summit cone with glowing lava bombs. An ash plume rose approx. 1,640 ft (500 m)
above the summit and drifted south-southeast (VAAC Washington). ...БОЛЬШЕ
Пт, 22 май 2020, 05:30
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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.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution - Popocatepetl information
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