Stromboli volcano (Italy): new lava flow on Sciara del Fuoco and video of eruption
Mi, 28. Aug 2019, 19:4719:47 PM | VON: T
The lava flow in the northern part of Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening (image: LBZ webcam)
Following today's paroxysm, which surely has again significantly changed morphology of the crater terrace, a new lava flow started to descend on the upper Sciara del Fuoco from the NE vent area.
The same flow a few hours earlier
It probably started shortly or during the eruption at noon and seems to have increased a bit in the evening. Currently, its most advanced fronts seem to be about half way down the slope. Incandescent blocks detach from it and roll down towards the shore.
A video of the Skyline webcam is now available showing the eruption earlier today, allowing to see that it consisted of a series of 4 separate explosions within few seconds:
Mi, 28. Aug 2019, 11:15
Mi, 28. Aug 2019, 15:30
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