Colima volcano, also known in Mexico as “Volcano of Fire”, is one of the potentially most dangerous volcanoes in this country and in the whole North America, and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. It has had more than 30 periods of eruptions since the 16th Century, including important eruptions in the late 20th century.
The volcano is located near the small village of La Yerbabuena, and there is a webcam placed just in front of it. During the night from January 17 to January 18, at 00:27h, there was a reported eruption, which originated a fumarole of two kilometers of height, spewing ash and incandescent material.
In the 00:52 second of the following video, the webcam managed to record the exact moment of the eruption of the Mexican volcano. Fortunately, there are no injuries reported, but local authorities warned population to be aware of the situation.