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Satellite images of Popocatepetl volcano (c)Google Earth View
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Popocatépetl Vulkan
Stratovolcano 5426 m / 17,802 ft
Central Mexico, 19.02°N / -98.62°W
Aktueller Status: Ausbruch (4 con 5) Ausbrüche des Popocatépetl
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
Typische Aktivität:
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.

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Popocatepetl volcano news & eruption update

Popocatépetl Vulkan stößt Aschenwolke auf bis zu 19000 ft (5800 m) Höhe aus

Di, 23. Feb 2021, 07:15
07:15 AM | VON: VN
Explosive Tätigkeit hält weiterhin an. Das Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) в Washington warnte vor einer Wolke aus Vulkanasche, die auf eine Höhe von geschätzt 19000 Fuß (5800 m) bzw. Flight Level 190 aufstieg.
Hier der originale Bericht: NEW VA EMS

FVXX20 at 07:02 UTC, 23/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210223/0659Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POPOCATEPETL 341090
PSN: N1901 W09837

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 17802 FT [5426 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/208

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 23/0641Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N1902 W09838 - N1901 W09837
- N1843 W09912 - N1851 W09915 - N1902 W09838 MOV
SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/1230Z SFC/FL190 N1906 W09912
- N1903 W09835 - N1901 W09837 - N1856 W09912 -
N1906 W09912

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 23/1830Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: SINGLE VA PUFF DETECTED ON STLT MOVG SW OF
SUMMIT. WEBCAM SHOWS MINOR VA EMS. NWP MDL
WINDS FCST TO TURN COMING FM THE E BY T+6 HR.
...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210223/1300Z

Background:

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.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution - Popocatepetl information


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