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Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Increases Activity, Warnings Issued
2013-05-13 10:49:50

Authorities in Mexico have raised the alert level for towns in two central states and the capital after an increased amount of explosive activity has occurred at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico’s second highest peak at 17,900 feet.

Satellite Provides Glimpse of One Week's Ash Activity From Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano
2012-04-25 01:03:01

Satellites continue to provide a look at the ash and gas clouds being emitted from Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano. NASA has animated imagery from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite to provide a week long look at the volcano's activity.

NASA Satellite Captures Video Of Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcanic Ash Cloud
2012-04-23 09:20:33

Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano has re-awakened and has been emitting gas and ash. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite has been viewing the ash cloud, and it was documented in a short new video released by NASA's GOES Project on Friday.

Eruption Threat Level Increased At Volcano Near Mexican Capital
2012-04-21 05:40:16

The Popocatepetl volcano located outside of Mexico City has started spewing ash and fragments of glowing, molten rock thousands of feet down its slopes, forcing officials at one of the world's largest cities to increase the volcano's alert level.

Mexico Volcano Spitting Ash Half Mile Up
2011-08-31 11:06:39

A volcano just south of Mexico City has started shooting ash out of its crater.

2005-12-25 15:55:00

Mexico's giant Popocatepetl volcano threw up an ash column almost 2 miles high and spat glowing rocks down its snow-clad slopes on Sunday, but nearby towns were not affected, officials said.


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