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July 23, 1994 | Associated Press
The 13,000-foot Colima volcano in western Mexico erupted in a towering cloud of ash and rocks that forced those living near the flanks to flee. No injuries or deaths were reported. No signs of new volcanic activity emerged Friday and about 500 people returned home following the Thursday night scare. The volcano lies in a mountainous area 440 miles west of Mexico City near the Pacific coast.
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May 14, 2013 | By Richard Fausset and Cecilia Sanchez, Los Angeles Times
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's giant Popocatepetl volcano may generate lava flows, explosions of "growing intensity" and ash that could reach miles away, the National Center for Disaster Prevention said Monday. Officials were preparing evacuation routes and shelters for thousands of people who live in the shadow of Popocatepetl, located 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. Officials have created a 7.5-mile restricted zone around the cone of the volcano. Popo, as the volcano is known, has displayed a "notable increase in activity levels" in the last few days, including tremors and explosive eruptions, according to a statement from the federal government.
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July 16, 1994 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A plume of steam and gases can frequently be seen rising hundreds of feet above Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City this summer, providing a visible focus for scientists' concern that the volcano's first eruption in 50 years may not be far away. Two Arizona State University geologists, flying over the crater this month at the invitation of Mexican volcanologists, measured sulfur dioxide emissions at an ominous 3,000 metric tons (about 6.
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July 18, 1999 | Associated Press
The Colima volcano in western Mexico erupted Saturday, sending a plume of smoke four miles into the air and forcing the evacuation of nearly 300 people from two states. The eruption, which happened at 12:45 p.m., spewed ash for two hours from the volcano, located 110 miles south of Guadalajara.
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July 18, 1999 | Associated Press
The Colima volcano in western Mexico erupted Saturday, sending a plume of smoke four miles into the air and forcing the evacuation of nearly 300 people from two states. The eruption, which happened at 12:45 p.m., spewed ash for two hours from the volcano, located 110 miles south of Guadalajara.
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February 6, 1997 | From Times staff and wire reports
The Popocatepetl volcano outside Mexico City has begun emitting unusually large quantities of sulfur dioxide gas, the largest amounts since a cycle of intermittent eruptions began in 1994. Although scientists disagree about the meaning of the gas release, some argue that it may presage a volcanic eruption.
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December 24, 1994 | MARK FINEMAN and KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
To the ancient Aztecs, Popocatepetl was the dwelling place for the souls of evil rulers, a towering caldron of smoke and fire, the living symbol of hell on Earth whose fury seemed to presage the great disasters of their era. To U.S. scientists, the snow-peaked mountain 39 miles southeast of Mexico City has been an extraordinary living laboratory, an active volcano within reach of their research centers and one that many believe could erupt at any moment.
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May 14, 2013 | By Richard Fausset and Cecilia Sanchez, Los Angeles Times
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's giant Popocatepetl volcano may generate lava flows, explosions of "growing intensity" and ash that could reach miles away, the National Center for Disaster Prevention said Monday. Officials were preparing evacuation routes and shelters for thousands of people who live in the shadow of Popocatepetl, located 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. Officials have created a 7.5-mile restricted zone around the cone of the volcano. Popo, as the volcano is known, has displayed a "notable increase in activity levels" in the last few days, including tremors and explosive eruptions, according to a statement from the federal government.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1997 | From Times staff and wire reports
The Popocatepetl volcano outside Mexico City has begun emitting unusually large quantities of sulfur dioxide gas, the largest amounts since a cycle of intermittent eruptions began in 1994. Although scientists disagree about the meaning of the gas release, some argue that it may presage a volcanic eruption.
NEWS
December 24, 1994 | MARK FINEMAN and KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
To the ancient Aztecs, Popocatepetl was the dwelling place for the souls of evil rulers, a towering caldron of smoke and fire, the living symbol of hell on Earth whose fury seemed to presage the great disasters of their era. To U.S. scientists, the snow-peaked mountain 39 miles southeast of Mexico City has been an extraordinary living laboratory, an active volcano within reach of their research centers and one that many believe could erupt at any moment.
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July 23, 1994 | Associated Press
The 13,000-foot Colima volcano in western Mexico erupted in a towering cloud of ash and rocks that forced those living near the flanks to flee. No injuries or deaths were reported. No signs of new volcanic activity emerged Friday and about 500 people returned home following the Thursday night scare. The volcano lies in a mountainous area 440 miles west of Mexico City near the Pacific coast.
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July 16, 1994 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A plume of steam and gases can frequently be seen rising hundreds of feet above Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City this summer, providing a visible focus for scientists' concern that the volcano's first eruption in 50 years may not be far away. Two Arizona State University geologists, flying over the crater this month at the invitation of Mexican volcanologists, measured sulfur dioxide emissions at an ominous 3,000 metric tons (about 6.
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