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Etna volcano
Complejo estratovolcán Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Current status: erupción (4 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Etna:
Near continuously active; some major historic eruptions include 122 BC (large Plinian outbursts that created the small caldera of the "Cratere del Piano"), 1669 AD (devastating flank eruption that destroyed 15 villages and part of Catania), 1787 (Subplinian eruption and one of the most spectacular summit eruptions on record - lava fountains reportedly up to 3000 m high).
Eruptions since 1950 (f: flank / s: summit activity): 1950 (s), 1950-51(f), 1955 (s), 1956 (s), 1956 (f), 1957 (s),1960 (s), 1961 (s), 1964 (f), 1964 (s), 1966 (s), 1966-1971(s), 1968 (f), 1971(f), 1972-1973 (s), 1974 (f), 1974-1975 (s), 1975-1977 (f), 1977-1978 (s), 1978 (f), 1979(s), 1979 (f), 1980 (s), 1981 (s), 1981 (f),1982-1983 (s), 1983(f), 1984(s), 1985(s), 1985(f), 1986(s), 1986-1987 (f), 1987(s), 1988(s), 1989(s), 1989(f), 1990 (s), 1991-93(f), 1995(s), 1996(s), 1997 (s), 1998 (s), 1999 (s), 2000 (s), 2001(s), 2001 (f), 2002(s), 2002-03(f), 2004-2005 (f), 2006 (s), 2007 (s), 2008-2009 (f), 2010(s), 2011-2013(s), 2014-18, 2018(f), 2019 (s)
Typical eruption style:
Efusivas (coladas de lava) y ligeramente explosivo (estromboliana) erupciones. Tanto cumbre y frecuentes erupciones de flanco, el último parece estar ocurriendo en racimos que duran unos pocos a unas pocas decenas de años.
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The best place to stay near Mt Etna is no doubt the Corsaro hotel, located a few 100 m from the cable car station at La Sapienza cable car station on Etna South: Hotel Corsaro

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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:

mar, 31 dic 2019, 23:15
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 31 Dec 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
mar, 17 dic 2019, 16:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
jue, 12 dic 2019, 09:24
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The activity at the volcano continues with little variation: mild to moderate strombolian explosions are occurring at the New SE crater's summit vent. ...màs
mar, 10 dic 2019, 17:45
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 10 Dec 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
sáb, 7 dic 2019, 15:59
Etna volcano with strombolian activity at the Voragine (l) and New SE crater (r) this morning (image: INGV webcam)
Activity at the volcano has increased during the past 24 hours. Mild to moderate strombolian activity resumed at the New SE crater's summit vent and has been intensifying. ...màs [leer todo]
mar, 3 dic 2019, 16:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
jue, 24 oct 2019, 16:45
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 24 Oct 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
sáb, 19 oct 2019, 06:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
jue, 17 oct 2019, 07:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
mié, 16 oct 2019, 06:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]

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