At the top of the volcano Popocatepetl, a powerful explosion occurred

In Mexico, on the top of the volcano Popocatepetl, a powerful explosion occurred. It was recorded by webcams.

The height of the ash column, ejected by the awakened volcano, was about two kilometers. In nearby settlements, ash is expected to fall out. The authorities control the situation.

The name of the volcano, Popocatepetl, translates as “The smoking hill”. Near it are the states of Puebla and Tlaxcala, and also the capital of the country – the city of Mexico City.