Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spews large column of ash (video)

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spewed a large column of ash and vapor Tuesday afternoon. The eruption took place at 16:40 PM (22:40 GMT) and reached a height of 3,500 metres (11,482 feet), according to Luis Felipe Puente, the national coordinator of civil protection.

Mt. Popo lies just 50 miles (80 kilometres) southeast of Mexico City, and it is one of the country’s most active volcanoes. [Video by The Netherland’s BNO News.]

Popocatépetl volcano explodes 3 times in 24 hours (videos)

Mexico City’s volcano next door, Popocatépetl, erupted three times Sunday. (Note: You are not losing your hearing. This webcam video is silent. You’re welcome.) reports:

El volcán Popocatépetl presentó en las últimas 24 horas, tres explosiones que generaron columnas de más de 800 kilómetros sobre el cráter, una de ellas, la mañana de este domingo a las 9:38 horas.

Here’s a video view from the other side of the mountain:

Mas…Popocatépetl volcano explodes 3 times in 24 hours (videos)