Thanksgiving eruption of Popocatepetl volcano is biggest eruption since 2013 sending ash and gas 1,800 meters above the summit

The Popocatépetl volcano had his strongest eruption since 2013 on Thanksgiving 2017, sending a plume of ash and gas 1,800 meters above the summit. The explosion was so strong, it was registered from the Tlamacas and Altzomoni stations located 4.5 kilometers and 12 kilometers away from the volcano, respectively. The first video is from WebCam de Mexico:

The next video was captured from Altzomoni, 12km away from the volcanic peak:

The general director of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), Carlos Valdés González tweeted: “Video of the beginning of the activity of Popocatépetl at 14:13, this is the largest activity since year 2013″:

Here a video of the eruption from Tlamacas, 4.5 kilometers away from the volcano:

In turn, the National Coordinator of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior, Luis Felipe Puente Espinosa, stressed that the fumarole had a height of 1,800 meters, contained moderate ash and was drifting in the south-southeast direction:

Now, a few pictures of the biggest eruption of Popocatepetl volcano since 2013. Enjoy!

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Strongest popocatepetl eruption since 2013 occurs on Thanksgiving 2017. via Instagram
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  1. […] The Popocatépetl volcano had his strongest eruption since 2013 on Thanksgiving 2017, sending a plume of ash and gas 1,800 meters above the summit. The explosion was so strong, it was registered from the Tlamacas and Altzomoni stations located 4.5 kilometers and 12 kilometers away from the volcano, respectively.  Read More… […]

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