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Complejo estratovolcán Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°ECurrent status
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| Places to stayErupciones 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.Últimos terremotos cercanosLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
vie, 22 may 2020, 08:31
Explosion from Etna volcano today (image: INGV)
INGV recorded explosions due to ongoing strombolian activity from the summit craters. ...màs
vie, 22 may 2020, 04:00
mié, 20 may 2020, 07:16
Eruption from Etna volcano on 19 May (image: INGV)
On 19 May at 12:12 local time
INGVvulcani recorded strombolian explosions from the New Southeast Crater, which quickly become stronger and generated a dense dark ash plume. The plumes were dispersed towards the northeast direction. ...màs
mié, 13 may 2020, 10:05
Ash emission from Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The alert level for the volcano was raised to "orange", as an increase of volcanic tremor has been recorded. This could precede another upcoming phase of more vigorous activity, which remains to be seen, but it suggests that a new batch of magma could be rising inside the volcano's conduits. ...màs
sáb, 9 may 2020, 09:00
sáb, 9 may 2020, 03:00
vie, 8 may 2020, 15:30
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 8 May 2020
lun, 4 may 2020, 08:17
Strombolian activity from both Voragina (l) and New SE crater yesterday morning (image: INGV webcam)
The activity of the volcano continues with little changes, characterized by mild to strong strombolian activity from both the New SE crater's main vent and the new intra-crater cone in the Voragine central crater. ...màs
dom, 19 abr 2020, 19:00
Eruption of Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: INGV webcam)
A brief, but intense episode of explosive activity took place at Etna's SE crater this morning. Starting in the early morning hours, from around 07:30 local time, the New Southeast Crater began to produce strombolian-type explosions along with a sharp increase in volcanic tremor. ...màs
dom, 19 abr 2020, 07:30
dom, 9 feb 2020, 18:47
Strombolian activity and intra-crater lava flow from Etna's Voragine (image: M Rietze)
Explosive-effusive activity continues from the new cinder cone vent in the Voragine summit crater. ...màs
sáb, 1 feb 2020, 09:44
Strombolian eruption from Etna's Voragine yesterday evening (image: Francesco Tomarchio / facebook)
Mild to moderate summit activity continues at the volcano. In particular, the strombolian activity from the intra-crater cone inside the Voragine (Central) summit crater, has resumed during the past days and sometimes produces impressive fireworks of incandescent lava being thrown much higher than the crater rim. ...màs
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