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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) activity update: two explosions associated with incandescent material
Пн, 25 ноя 2019, 08:50
08:50 AM | ПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅ: MARTIN
Explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 24 November 2019 (image: CENAPRED)
Incandescent material observed at the night (image: CENAPRED)
CENAPRED recorded two explosions
at 4:57 and 05:14 local time, 118 minutes of tremor and 238 emissions
of water vapor, gases and light ash content which is dispersed towards the eastern direction.
Incandescence continues to be observed during the last night.
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately high levels.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 24 November 2019
Explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 8,000 ft (2,400 m) altitude and drifted into various directions, but most often NW direction. ... читать все
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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