Plate tectonics

Volcano in Mexico Has Erupted

The Popocatepetlvolcano in Mexico has erupted spewing ash and black smoke into the sky at a height of 3.5 kilometers, Nova TV reported, according to the National Civil Protection Service, quoted by BGNews.

After the ashes were discharged, the volcano continued its activity, erupting gas at an altitude of 800 meters. Authorities warn of the danger of approaching the colossus.

'CHILD OF KRAKATOA' VOLCANO IN INDONESIA IS STILL DANGEROUS

On December 22 at 9:03 p.m. local time, a 64-hectare (158-acre) chunk of Anak Krakatau volcano, in Indonesia, slid into the ocean following an eruption. This landslide created a tsunami that struck coastal regions in Java and Sumatra, killing at least 426 people and injuring 7,202, reported newsweek.com

The Number of Victims in Guatemala Reached 99 People

The number of victims after the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala reached 99 people, reports bgnes.

Earlier, it was clear that only a few dozen people were missing in this area, but total number reached more than 190 people. The impact of the natural disaster affected more than 1.7 million people,  a three-day national mourning was declared in connection with the tragedy.

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