Popocatépetl Volcano Erupts

Posted by on Monday, April 18, 2016

The Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico has erupted. The 5424 meter volcano sent lava as far away as two kilometers.

Popocatépetl is the most active volcano in the country.

The nearby Puebla airport was closed. Authorities are urging residents to wear masks and avoid inhaling ash.

Popocatépetl is an active volcano, located in the states of Puebla, Mexico, and Morelos, in Central Mexico, and lies in the eastern half of the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt.



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