translated from Spanish: Popocatépetl welcomes All Saints with 525 exhalations

The Popocatépetl volcano had a lot of activity in the framework of the celebration of all the saints, with a total of 525 exhalations, accompanied by water vapour, gas and a small amount of ash that traveled northwest. Scientists from the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred) announced that in 24 hours the colossus located between Puebla, Morelos and the State of Mexico showed a tremor of 45 minutes, that is, the volcano has a magma channel several kilometers deep.
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According to its geological definition, the tremor is caused by the impact of magma with the magmatic chamber wall or outlet duct, the explosion of an air bag, or the impact of a solid block that breaks and crawls upwards. Leaning against the volcano’s chimney wall.

«In the last 24 hours, through the monitoring system of the Popocatépetl volcano, 525 exhalations were found, accompanied by the emission of volcanic gas, and sometimes a small amount of ash. In addition, there was a 45-minute tremor,» he explained in detail. Reports from scientific institutions. Cenapred announced that the activities recorded by Popocatépetl are within the parameters of Phase 2 of the «Yellow Alert». According to experts from scientific institutions, the scenario envisaged at this stage of the plan is for small-scale explosives activities to continue in nearby locations with moderate to moderate rainfall, possibly with pyroclastic and short-range sludge flows. In the face of the huge drop in volcanic ash, the Civil Protection Department requested that the doors and windows be closed. If someone suffers from respiratory diseases, wear a mask or wet handkerchief; do not wear contact lenses; cover a container of water; protect pets and their food; and drink water all day long.



Original source in Spanish

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