The Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is entering an new phase of enhanced activity.  After several explosions at night, the volcano had a strong eruption ejecting ash and gas 5 km above the crater. The Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is entering

an new phase of enhanced activity. After several explosions at night, the volcano had a strong eruption ejecting ash and gas 5 km above the crater. At night, seven explosions happened at 00:14, 00:51, 01:37, 01:43, 03:16, 06:22 and 08:07 am, which increased the intensity of the incandescence and generated plumes less than 1 km in height.  READ MORE