Popocatepetl, Mexique : three explosions yesterday .

Popocatepetl, Mexique : three explosions yesterday .

October 12, 12:00 h (October 12, 16:00 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered on one hand 81 low-intensity exhalations. Besides was recorded three explosions yesterday at 11:17 h and today at 03:21 h and 05:58 h .

From 11:00 yesterday was observed a continuous emission of steam, which remained until at least 19:00 h . Later, during the night and early today was observed incandescence the intensity was increased by some episodes .

Additionally, was recorded a small episode of low amplitude tremor that lasted four minutes. Yesterday, was recorded an event of type (VT ) at 16:53 h, with a preliminary magnitude of 1.9

Since this morning and until this report has been a slight emission of steam , gas and sometimes slight amounts of ash . Other monitoring parameters remain unchanged .

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.

October 13, 2015. Popocatepetl, Mexique :

Source : Cenapred .

Photo : Maxico

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