Popocatepetl, Mexico : 34 low-intensity exhalations with slight amounts of ash.

Popocatepetl, Mexico : 34 low-intensity exhalations with slight amounts of ash.

In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered on the one hand 34 low-intensity exhalations with slight amounts of ash. Also were recorded 7 explosions .The cloudy conditions not allow observing a weak emission of steam and gas that winds carried northeasterly . In addition, was recorded low amplitude harmonic tremor totaling 16 minutes.

Along some lapses of 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 but not stopping emission of steam and gas that winds blow about 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.

December 14, 11:00 h (December 14, 17:00 GMT) .Popocatepetl, Mexico :

Source : Cenapred .

Photo : Karel Del Angel

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