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This image is from June 11, 2013, but if you click on the link you will see an image of Popocatépetl that is refreshed every minute. This massive volcano looms over Mexico City and plays a key role in the mythology of the city. The images are taken from a relatively new station in Tochimilco (clouds or intense weather might occasionally limit the visibility of the volcano).
Tags: Mexico, physical.
Among active volcanos in the world, this would be an extremly devastating one if it were to explode. Less than 50 miles from Mexico City, which is home to more than 20 million people in its entirety could be of threat. Just this year in July, there was steam and ash released which cancelled flights in and out of Mexico City and Toluca. That's a mere fraction of what could happen if this volcano had a full-blown explosion. On a lighter note, on days with good weather, this volcano is quite a spectacle of nearby cities and is the second highest peak in Mexico.