Popocatepetl , Mexico . 28 low-intensity exhalation.

Popocatepetl , Mexico . 28 low-intensity exhalation.

  February 28, 11:00 h (February 28, 17:00 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered on the one hand, 28 low-intensity exhalations along with emissions of steam, gas and some times small amounts of ash .
On the other hand, yesterday at 15:55 h took place a volcanotectonic event of 1.5 magnitud, this event was located on the northeast sector.

During some lapses of the night, glow was observed over the crater, increasing at the time of some exhalations .
During most of the time covered by this report it has not had visibility to the crater of Popocatepetl due to cloudy in the area.

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.

February 29, 2016. Popocatepetl , Mexico .

Source : Cenapred .

Photo : Luis Garcia.

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