Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Popocatepetl
in Mexico

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Popocatepetl can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 341090
Name: Popocatepetl
Lat/Lon: 19.023 , -98.622
Event Date: 26 Jul 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 640000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 27990000 people within 100km
Volcanic Explosivity Index VEI: 5
Population Exposure Index PEI: 5
Inserted at: 26 Jul 2019 13:00 UTC


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Messico, l'eruzione del vulcano innevato "El Popo". VIDEOThu, 25 Jul 2019 08:48:00 +0200.

Il vulcano messicano Popocatepetl, meglio conosciuto come "El Popo", mercoledì 24 ha eruttato, provocando uno spettacolo naturale con lava e lapilli che hanno ricoperto le pareti innevate della montagna. L'esplosione è avvenuta alle 8:35 or

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