3 explosions rattle Popocatepetl volcano sending column of ash and gas 3 km high

On November 10, 2017, the Popocatépetl volcano exploded 3 times and 432 low-intensity exhalations along with emissions of steam and gas and ash were registered. The first and most important explosion was at 07:34 am and generated a column that rose 3 km in the air. The two subsequent eruptions occurred at 07:53 am and 09:02 am. Additionally, a volcanotectonic M1.8 earthquake was recorded at 10:23 am.

On the night bewteen Nov. 9-10th, a red glow was observed above the crater, which increased at the time of the exhalations.

Continuous emission of water vapor and gas was recorde throuout the night. Here video showing different views from the first eruption:

Residents and tourists SHOULD NOT approach the volcano, especially near the crater, due to the hazard caused by ballistic fragments and to the danger of landslides and debris flows after heavy rains. The Volcanic Traffic Light Yellow Phase 2.

Now some impressive pictures of the first morning explosion:

Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017
Popocatepetl volcano eruption nov. 10 2017

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