Volcano's spectacular eruption caught on camera
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Popocatépetl: Mexican volcano's spectacular eruption caught on camera

Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano erupted on Thursday with a dramatic show of lava and a cloud of ash and rocks that reached 3,000m (9,800ft) into the sky.

No-one was hurt. Popocatépetl is an active stratovolcano, 70km (43 miles) south-east of the capital, Mexico City.

Its name means "smokey mountain" in the indigenous Náhuatl language.

Caught on camera, a timelapse of the eruption shows its power.

  • 10 Jan 2020
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