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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: 3 volcano-tectonic earthquakes recorded
Ср, 15 янв 2020, 10:04
10:04 AM | ПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅ: MARTIN
An ash plume from Popocatépetl volcano yesterday (image: CENAPRED)
CENAPRED recorded 3 volcano-tectonic earthquakes
at 14:21 local time yesterday, at 07:28 and 07:39 local time today with magnitude M 1.5, 1.7 and 1.4.
Additionally recorded 224 minutes of tremor and 136 emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content.
The plumes were drifted towards the northwest direction.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 15 January 2020
GeoNet reported that the activity of volcanic tremor continues at low levels. Measurements of the volcano’s Crater Lake (Te Wai ā-moe) temperature, and chemistry remained consistent in combination with seismic unrest.
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Lava fountains generated 1,000 m dark grey plume and drifted SW. New fissures and cracks were observed in Mahabang Dahilig, Dayapan, Palanas, Sangalang, Poblacion, Lemery, Pansipit, Agoncillo, Mataas and Bilibinwang. ... 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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