Yesterday’s spectacular eruption of Volcán de Colima in Mexico
Wow… volcanic eruption caught on video in Mexico.
Reader Stephen Q. Muth (Butter‘s staff) sent me a link to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s video and report of a big eruption of the Colima volcano (Volcán de Colima) in southwest Mexico. It’s erupted several times in the last year, and the Spanish title of the video notes that this eruption happened yesterday. The ABC’s notes:
The active but isolated volcano is located approximately 500 kilometres west of the capital Mexico City and has erupted at least 30 times since 1585.
The vision was recorded on a permanent fixed webcam operated by Webcams De Mexico, which had placed a series of cameras in the area since the volcano’s last major eruptions in 2013 and 2014.
Colima experienced several significant eruptions in the late 1990s and scientific monitoring of the site began two decades ago.
Ash fell on towns up to 25 kilometres away from the volcano, but no lives or…
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