Mexico’s ‘Fire’ volcano sees two eruptions in less than 24 hours
The first eruption occurred at 6 pm local time on Friday December 23rd (0000 GMT), the second at 8 am local time on Saturday December 24th (1400 GMT).
The volcano is located in western Mexico between the states of Colima and Jalisco and is one of the country’s most active.
The Fire Volcano, officially known as the Colima Volcano, is part of the Pacific’s Ring of Fire.
Mexico contains over 3,000 volcanoes, but only 14 are considered currently active.
Major eruptions in Mexican history have included the 1953 eruption of the “Paricutin” Volcano in Michoacan, the 1982 eruption of Tacana Volcano in Chiapas and the 1986 eruption of the Colima Volcano. — Reuters
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