Almost everyday, there are new volcanic eruptions around the world.

On July 2, 2016, the Klyuchevskoy Volcano exploded in Kamchatka, while the Popocatepetl volcano ejected ash and gas a few hundred meters above its summit on July 3 and 4, 2016.

The Popocatépetl volcano is highly active since July 1, 2016

The Popocatépetl volcano emitted more than 250 low-intensity exhalations (July 3: 95; July 4: 149). It exploded twice on July 3, while July 4 has already recorded 4 explosions.

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Number of explosions recorded at Popocatepetl Volcano. via Cenapred

The volcano produce a continuous emission of steam and gas that raises hundreds of meters above the summit.

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Eruption on July 3, 2016

On July 3, 2016, two volcanic tremors (M2.1 and M1.7) were also recorded.

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Eruption on July 3, 2016

Here the two explosions on July 3, 2016:

CENAPRED recommends people to not approach the volcano, especially the crater, due to the hazard caused by ballistic fragments.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka sends ash and gas a few thousand meters above its crater

On 2 July, the Kluchevskoy in Kamchatka sent a plume of ash and gases between 6 and 8 kilometers above sea level.

The ash cloud is spreading to the south of the volcano. But there are no settlements in the path of the ash plume.

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Eruption of the Klyuchevskoy volcano on july 2 2016. via KVert.ru

Officials have raised the Code aviation danger to Orange and tourist Organizations have been recommended not to conduct tours in the area of the volcano.

The Klyuchevskaya volcano – altitude: 4750 meters – is the highest active volcano in Eurasia.

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