In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system of Popocatepetl volcano registered 25 very-low-intensity exhalations. Also there were recorded two minor explosions; the former at 07:21 h (local time) of today , whilst the latter took place at 07:31 h (local time) also today. These events were along with an ash column less than 500 meter high. Ashes of the events were carried southwesterly by prevaling winds.
On the other hand, two volcanotectonic events were recorded; the first one took place yesterady at 16:52 h (local time) with a magnitude of 2.1, whereas the latter of 1.6 magnitude, happened at 01:210 h of today.
Along some lapses of the night incandescence was observed over the crater increasing when major exhalations .
From dawn and up to the time of this report it has been noticed a faint but not stopping emission of steam and blueish gas that winds blow about southwest .
CENAPRED emphasizes that people SHOULD NOT go near the volcano.
July 20, 11:00 h (July 20, 16:00 GMT) : Popocatepetl, Mexique :
Source : Cenapred .
Photo : Ernesto Elorduy