The Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is restless: 6 explosions on Sept. 29 and 3 explosions on Sept. 30 after 9 eruptions on Sept 28

The Popocatepetl volcano has entered a phase of increasing volcanic activity.

After 9 explosions on September 28, 2017, the Popocatepetl volcano erupted again 6 times on Sept. 29th and 3 times on Sept. 30th.

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Eruption of Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico in the early hours of Sept. 30th. © Chihuahua mix internacional

In this video we clearly hear the sound of the erupting volcano:

The following chart shows the current very active volcanic phase of the Popocatepetl volcano, with 18 explosions in the last 3 days:

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Enhanced volcanic activity recorded for Popocatepetl volcano this end of September 2017. via Cenapred

The largest explosion occurred at 22:57 pm and ejected incandescent fragments 0.8 km away on the flanks of the volcano. Ash and gas were sent higher than 2 km in the air. Here a video the explosion captured on September 30 by cameras of CENAPRED:

The seismic activity decrased dramatically between Sept. 29th (191 minutes of tremors) and Sept 30th (41 minutes of tremors).

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Nightly eruption at Popocatepetl volcano on October 1 2017. via EC.ru

Officials say  there is no direct link between the M7.1 earthquake registered on September 19 with epicenter in the state of Puebla and the current enhanced activity of Popocatepetl. I doubt about that. What do you think?

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