Colima, Mexico : The volcano continues to produce explosive eruptions .

Colima, Mexico : The volcano continues to produce explosive eruptions .

Based on satellite images, wind data, webcam images, and notices from the Mexico City MWO, the Washington VAAC reported that during 30 December-3 January and 5 January ash plumes from Colima rose to altitudes of 4.6-6.7 km (15,000-22,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW, N, NE, and E.

The volcano continues to produce explosive eruptions midsize at irregular intervals ranging from 2 to 8 hours.
Most explosions are rich in ash and accompanied by electrostatic events (lightning) in the eruption column.

January 09, 2016. Colima, Mexico :

19.514°N, 103.62°W
Elevation 3850 m

Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)

Photo : Hernando Rivera

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