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By S Vikram | Jan 10, 2020 11:27 AM

The second-largest volcano in the city of Mexico, Popocatépetl which is also called as EL Popo by Mexicans erupted on Thursday (January 9) 2020 morning. It is located at the height of 17,802 ft.

Popocatépetl volcano eruption in mexico captured in video

Reportedly the eruption occurred just 43 miles (70 km) southeast of Mexico City and was visible from there when atmospheric conditions permit. Officials have confirmed the eruption sent smoke up to 3 km into the air carrying moderate ash content.

A number of cameras have been parked near El Popo which has indeed captured the eruption. Reportedly El Popo had low or medium-level eruptions quite often. Records say that it had gone through 15 major eruptions since the arrival of the Spanish in 1519.

NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) GOES 16 satellite also caught the eruption from space.

The documented video of the eruption has been released on YouTube. Watch the real-time eruption of Popocatépetl aka El Popo below.

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