Central Mexico volcanic activity and earthquake in early morning hours

At 4:42 am Sunday morning, the Popocatépetl volcano presented an exhalation with low ash content that reached a height of two thousand meters and whose plume went north, informed the National Coordinator of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior ( Segob), Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa.

“Exhalation of Popocatépetl at 04:42 hours, with a height of 2,000 meters, heading north with low ash content,” he wrote in his personal account of the social network Twitter @LUISFELIPE_P.

The National Seismological Service (SSN) also reported that at 7:52 am an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 was recorded two kilometers southeast of Cuernavaca, Morelos, with a depth of three kilometers, without reports of casualties or material damage.

In his Twitter account @SSNMexico, he explained that the earthquake was located at the geographic coordinates of latitude 18.91 and longitude -99.22.

The seismologist explained that so far this Sunday, in Chiapas there have also been four earthquakes with epicenters in Huixtla (magnitude 4.5); Pijijiapan, (4.2) and two in Mapastepec (4.4 and 4.3).