Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts Twice, Sending Lava Into Sky

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano erupted on May 10, with authorities cautioning residents to keep their distance from the site.

Footage captured by a fixed camera in San Nicolas de los Ranchos, Mexico, shows the moment the eruption occurred at 1:52 am. The National Civil and Protection Service confirmed the volcano erupted a second time at 3:16 am.

The agency said residents should stay away from the volcano as volcanic gasses and ashes were blowing in a southeast direction. Credit: Nicola Rustichelli via Storyful

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