Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Colima volcano has shown a spectacular eruption at night
Colima volcano displays quite an eruption.
Colima's volatile Volcano of Fire staged a spectacular midnight eruption, scattering its flanks with glowing rock and spewing ash on nearby towns early on Thursday.No injuries or damage were reported.The Jalisco state civil defence agency said an explosion at 11.49pm shot glowing material 600m into the air. A second blast occurred at 12.22am.
The 3 820m peak is the active part of the Colima Volcano complex, which lies 690km west of Mexico City.It also experienced explosive eruptions on May 23 and May 30.The Televisa television network reported that ash fell on Colima City, the capital of the small state of the same name.