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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
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Popocatépetl вулкан
Стратовулкан 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
Текущее состояние: извергающийся (4 из 5) 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.

Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatépetl volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS AT18/1220Z

Ср, 18 апр 2018, 15:30
15:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 15:27 UTC, 18/04/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180418/1520Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/180

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS AT18/1220Z

OBS VA DTG: 18/1512Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N1935 W09828 - N1924 W09810
- N1918 W09818 - N1925 W09831 - N1935 W09828 MOV
NE 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2100Z SFC/FL200 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0300Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0900Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: INITIAL VA EMS AT 18/1220 OBS MOV NE FROM
SUMMIT. VA CURRENTLY 25NMI NE OF SUMMIT. NWP
GUIDANCE SUGGEST CONT WINDS OUT OF THE SW.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180418/2115Z

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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