Popocatepetl , Mexico : 114 low-intensity exhalations .

Popocatepetl , Mexico :  114 low-intensity exhalations .

March 14, 11:00 h (March 14, 17:00 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered 114 low-intensity exhalations, and 9 explosions; five yesterday at 10h07, 12h40 , 13h18 , 20h00 and 21h01 and four today at 02h10 , 03h42 , 07h30 and 09h42. Through visual monitoring system shows that the winds dispersed emissions preferentially northeast. Besides 324 minutes low amplitud harmonic tremor.

Along the night was observed slight incandescence increasing when main exhalations . From dawn and up to the time of this report it has been noticed a faint emission of steam and gas the winds dispersed emissions preferentially northeast.

CENAPRED emphasizes that people SHOULD NOT go near the volcano, especially near the crater, due to the hazard caused by ballistic fragments .
This type of activity is included within the scenarios Volcanic Traffic Light Yellow Phase 2.

March 15 , 2016. Popocatepetl , Mexico :

Source : Cenapred .

Photo : Karel Del Angel

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