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Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico: moderate explosion

Mon, 26 Dec 2005, 10:04
10:04 AM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER
Eruption of Popocatepetl on Dec. 25, 2005 (image from CENAPRED's webcam)
Eruption of Popocatepetl on Dec. 25, 2005 (image from CENAPRED's webcam)

Popo sends his Christmas greetings with a moderate explosion that produced an ash column of about 2 km height and showering the volcano's top with incandescent fragments early in the morning of Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2005).

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