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Popocatépetl вулкан
Стратовулкан 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
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Popocatépetl 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-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.
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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatépetl volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGES MOV E.

Воскресенье дек 31, 2017 09:45 |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 09:38 UTC, 31/12/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171231/0937Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL
341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/337

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. CIMSS
VOLCAT.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM SEEN IN STLT
IMAGES MOV E.

OBS VA DTG: 31/0845Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N1908 W09821 -
N1903 W09819
- N1901 W09836 - N1901 W09837 - N1908 W09821 MOV
E 10KT


FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/1500Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
31/2100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/0300Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EXTD
16 NM ENE OF THE SUBMIT. VA FCST TO
DISP WI 6 HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY:
WILL BE ISSUED BY 20171231/1530Z

Предыдущие новости

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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