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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
Стратовулкан 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
(4 из 5)
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
Типичный 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.
Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update
Popocatépetl volcano (Mexico): no significant change since the last update
Ср, 22 апр 2020, 08:10
08:10 AM | ПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅ: MARTIN
Vigorous eruption from Popocatépetl volcano yesterday (image: CENAPRED)
Glow from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. The volcano observatory CENAPRED recorded 97 emissions of water vapor, gases and ash content. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the northwest and causes ash fall onto the volcano's slopes.
The seismic station records 132 minutes of tremor.
Incandescence continues to be observed from the summit crater.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 22 April 2020
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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