Popocatépetl registers 17 exhalations and a volcano-tectonic earthquake

Three low-intensity explosions were also registered.

(Photo: Cenapred)
English 06/02/2016 14:03 Newsroom Actualizada 14:04
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According to the report of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), the monitoring system of Popocatépetl volcano registered 17 low-intensity exhalations mainly accompanied by steam and gas during the last 24 hours.

Yesterday, a continuous emission of steam and gas was observed and a volcano-tectonic earthquake was registered.

Three low-intensity explosions were also registered, which produced an ash column of about 800 m above the crater, being dispersed towards east.

During this morning an emission of steam and gas moving towards east has been observed. 

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