19: Mexico’s Colima volcano rocked by violent eruption

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
By Paul Martin

January 8, 2013

MEXICO – Yesterday afternoon, the day of Epiphany, a violent explosion of Volcán de Fuego de Colima Mexico has affected causing a high alert in the Mexican civil protection system with the immediate evacuation of about 3,000 tourists inside the National Park Nevado de Colima. In locations around the volcano, there has been an intense rain of ashes, and from the summit of the mountain has run raised a cloud of lava and eruptive material over 2 km high. At the time there were no damages nor was required the evacuation of the countries closest to the volcano, from which we have only been able to enjoy the unique spectacle of nature, but in the next few days is not impossible that the eruption could intensify , although at the moment it is quiet. As a precaution, the National Park is closed to visitors indefinitely. –Metoweb

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davidgreybeard says:
January 8, 2013 at 1:16 am
I’ve been noticing a pattern to these eruptions starting up in the Americas, and that pattern has the eruptive activity moving north: first South America, then Nicargua, now Mexico. I’ll be keeping a close eye on the volcanos along our west coast, especially after an strong earthquake.

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