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Mexican authorities on Thursday raised the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City to indicate increasing intensity after it started spewing steam and gas and ejected burning fragments that caused fires in surrounding pastures. Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention warned people to stay away from Popocatepetl, saying that in the previous 24...
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The General Coordinator of Civil Protection of the State of Mexico, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa, met with municipal presidents and transport companies, who expressed their willingness to participate in an evacuation in the event of greater activity at Popocatépetl. Due to the activity that the Popocatépetl Volcano has presented in the last days, they presented...
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Authorities in the capital warned of possible ash fall in some municipalities of the south-southeast area of ​​Mexico City after the explosion of the Popocatéptl volcano on Tuesday morning. In view of this, the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection reported that the areas most likely to receive volcanic ash are Magdalena Contreras,...
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At 9:06 p.m. Tuesday, the Popocatépetl volcano caused a loud roar that generated an eruptive column of more than 4 km in height and that according to various inhabitants, it shook the houses near the colossus. According to Twitterers, in Huejotzingo, Cholula and Atlixco a loud explosion was heard and ejection of incandescent fragments was...
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The Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico recorded 452 exhalations in the last 24 hours, of which, the one recorded at 11:40 am this Friday reached an approximate height of two kilometers. The director of Analysis and Risk Management of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), Óscar Zepeda, reported in his Twitter @capacapa account that “from...
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In the last 24 hours, the Popocatepetl volcano recorded 62 exhalations accompanied by water vapor, gas and ash, 5 explosions and 784 minutes of harmonic tremors, according to the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred). During the night there was visibility, however, no incandescence was observed. At the time of this report it was observed...
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Around 7:30 am the colossus recorded an explosion, with a fumarole more than a kilometer high and with a high content of ash, informed the National Coordinator of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob), Luis Felipe. The national coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente, warned about the possible ash fall of...
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The Mayor of Mexico City, José Ramón Amieva, reported that ash from three explosions at Popocatémetl Volcano, locally known as Popo, had reached the east and south areas of the capital. Ash was reported in the delegations of Iztapalapa, Milpa Alta, and Xochimilco. Wind also steered ash to Tláhuac, Istacalco, Coyoacán, Tlalpan, Magdalena Contreras, and...
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The general director of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), Carlos Valdés, reported that this morning the Popocatépetl volcano registered explosive activity, with a two-kilometer-high plume of volcanic gas. Inicio de la explosión de la 6:40 del volcán Popocatépetl. pic.twitter.com/2xwrv1BSl6 — Dr. Carlos Valdes (@CarlosMValdes1) September 8, 2018   National Coordinator of Civil Protection...
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The national coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente, informed through his Twitter account that the Popocatépetl volcano presented activity. Around 3:00 AM on Tuesday morning, Popocatépetl exploded sending ash 2 kilometers high. The fall of ash caused by volcanic activity is recorded in Amecameca, Acuautla, Ecatzingo, Ozumba and Tepetlixpa. Puente called on the population...
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mexico volcanoes
According to the National Center for Disaster Prevention, there are 48 volcanoes in Mexico that are considered active, among which are Popocatépetl, located in the limits of Morelos, Puebla and the State of Mexico; the Volcán de Fuego (Colima Volcano), in Colima and Jalisco; Ceboruco, in Nayarit; Pico de Orizaba, in Veracruz and Chichón, in...
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This Tuesday, the Popocatépetl volcano recorded another exhalation, this time of 2,800 meters high with moderate ash content, informed the National Coordinator of Civil Protection, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa. In his @LUISFELIPE_P Twitter account, the official of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob) explained that the emanation was detected at 07:50 and that the winds...
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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...
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The Popocatépetl volcano monitoring systems identified 302 low intensity exhalations, accompanied by water vapor and gas and five explosions, reported the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred). In the last 24 hours a volcanotectonic earthquake and 418 minutes of low amplitude harmonic tremor were detected. During the Thursday night, incandescence was observed over the crater...
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The National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred) shared a video of the overflight they made yesterday at the Popocatépetl volcano, where a second crater was discovered inside the volcano. The director of Cenapred, Carlos Valdés, announced that the interior crater has a diameter of 370 meters and 110 meters deep. “There is no dome. It...
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