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Earth of fire

Actualité volcanique, Articles de fond sur étude de volcan, tectonique, récits et photos de voyage

Publié par Bernard Duyck
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Popocatépetl - aerial survey of 26.02.2014 - by Cenapred / Navy

Popocatépetl - aerial survey of 26.02.2014 - by Cenapred / Navy

February 26, 2014, an overview of Popocatépetl by CENAPRED / Mexico teams,  with the support of the Navy, has a visual inspection of the crater. The domenumber 48 was destroyed , leaving a funnel-shaped cavity 80 meters deep ... at the bottom of it, a new dome is installed, with a current diameter of 20 to 30 meters.
Over the past 24 hours, the monitoring system of Popocatépetl recorded 544  "exhalaciones", low to medium intensity. The activity increased from 2:30.
On 25.02 at 7:36 p.m.and  26.02 to 4:58, two volcano-tectonic earthquakes were collected, respectively, 2.6 and 1.6 magnitude.
During periods of better visibility, a plume of gas and steam escaped from the crater before drifting east / southeast.
The volcano alert level remains at 2 / amarillo.

Popocatépetl - 25.02.2014 - plume of gaz & steam - webcam Cenapred / Tlamacas

Popocatépetl - 25.02.2014 - plume of gaz & steam - webcam Cenapred / Tlamacas

Source : Cenapred

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