Popocatepetl , Mexique : 21 low-intensity exhalations .

Popocatepetl , Mexique :  21 low-intensity exhalations .

February 14 11:15 h (February 14 17:15 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered 21 low-intensity exhalations mainly accompanied by steam, gas and ash. The most relevant ocurred yesterday at 12:19 h , 16:19 h , 18:12 h , 18:23 h , 19:38 h , 21:21 h and today at 08:49 h .

At the time of this report, the volcano presents a continuous emission mainly formed by steam and gas wich is moving to the southeast .
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 15 , 2016. Popocatepetl , Mexique :

Source : Cenapred.

Photo : Luis Garcia.

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