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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°E
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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:
Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20200926/1413Z SIGNIFICANT ASH OCCURS UP TO 4 KM ASL
sáb, 26 sep 2020, 14:45
14:45 PM | POR: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 14:38 UTC, 26/09/20 from LFPW
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/21
INFO SOURCE: INGV VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20200926/1413Z SIGNIFICANT ASH OCCURS UP
TO 4 KM ASL
OBS VA DTG: 26/1430Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL100
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/2030Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0230Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0830Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO CLOUD MASK.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200926/1530Z=
The activity of the volcano continues with little changes, characterized by mild to moderate, near continuous strombolian explosions from the saddle vent of the New SE crater. leer todo
INGV reported that near-constant strombolian activity from the saddle vent of the New SE crater continues. ... leer todo
Strombolian activity continues at fluctuating intensity
from the saddle vent of the New SE crater characterized by occasional ash emissions. ... leer todo
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