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September 01 11:15 h (September 01 16:10 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the monitoring system of PopocatÚpetl volcano recorded 51 low-intensity exhalations, also was recorded 10 explosions low to moderate intensity and 3 minutes of harmonic tremor. The main occurred at 12:39 h which was accompanied by an emission of ash, the height of the column was at least 3 km above the crater with direction west-southwest. (video 1), (image 1), (image 2). Moreover were recorded others explosions at 15:33, 16:06, 20:23 and 1:29 (local time) of moderate intensity which by atmospheric conditions were not observed, but by their seismic and acoustic characteristics could be accompanied by ash emissions.

The Volcanic Traffic Light is at Yellow Phase 2.

The scenarios foreseen for this phase are:

1. Explosive activity of low to intermediate level.

2. Ash fall in nearby towns.

3 Possibility of pyroclastic flows and mudflows short range.

Special emphasis is placed on the following recommendations:

1. Continue the safety radius of 12 km, so staying in that area is not allowed.

2 Keep the controlled traffic between Santiago Xalitzintla and San Pedro Nexapa through Paso de CortÚs.

3 A Civil Protection authorities, keep your preventive procedures, in accordance with their operational plans.

4. People, being alert to the official information disseminated.

Popocatepetl Volcano monitoring is performed continuously 24 hours. Any change in activity will be reported in due course.



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