Residents living in San Nicolas Los Ranchos, near the active volcano Popocatepetl, Mexico were on yellow alert Tuesday, which means they are ready to evacuate if necessary.
Video shows the volcano spewing a large plume of ash and gas over 1.25 miles in the sky on Monday.
Popocatepetl is the second highest volcano in Mexico, after Citlaltepetl to over 18,000 feet.
Popocatepetl volcano is located in the states of Puebla, Mexico.
For its part, the CENAPRED publishes:
11:00 January 19 (January 19, 17:00 GMT)
In the last 24 hours, the seismic monitoring system of the Popocatepetl volcano record, 19 exhalations of low intensity, consisting of water vapor, gas and ash . In addition, three explosions occurred yesterday at 11:58, at 11:42 p.m. and 7:19 p.m…
Nocturnal incandescent increased during certain events was observed.
In addition, an volcanotectonic earthquake took place yesterday at 20h13 with a magnitude of 1.2, located in the Northeast area, at a depth of 8.6 kilometers.
At the time of this report, the volcano is observed with a light emission of steam and gas.
The CENAPRED urged not to approach the volcano and above the crater.
The Semaphore volcanic alert o the volcano Popocatepetl is located in Amarillo Phase 2.
January 20, 2016. Popocatepetl , Mexique :
Sources : abc7.com , Cenapred .
Photo : Webcamdemexico/ Julian Abed