16 July 2024,   07:27
Popocatepetl volcano erupts in Mexico

Popocatepetl Volcano erupted in the Tlamacas region of Mexico, releasing lava and smoke into the air.

Over a period of 24 hours, the volcano released 268 exhalations, one volcano-tectonic earthquake, 90 minutes of tremor, and one moderate explosion.
Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention issued a Yellow Phase 2 warning urging civilians not to get too close to the volcano or its crater. Credit: Nicola Rustichelli via Storyful.