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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: menor actividad o una advertencia erupción (3 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:

jue, 29 oct 2015, 08:55
Strombolian activity inside Etna's Voragine crater (photo: Biagio Ragonese / EtnaWeb)
After several weeks of calm, new activity has started during the past days inside the central Voragine crater. Mild strombolian explosions have been observed from a vent at the bottom of the crater. ...màs
vie, 21 ago 2015, 11:21
Ash emission from Etna's Voragine (photo: Boris Behncke / twitter)
Etna has been mostly calm during the past months. However, signs of unrest have appeared in the form of dilute ash emissions from the central crater (Voragine). ...màs
sáb, 16 may 2015, 16:46
Lava flows from the New SE crater (INGV Monte Cagliato thermal webcam)
The eruption has almost ended. ...màs [leer todo]
vie, 15 may 2015, 16:51
Lava flows from Etna's New SE crater in the northern Valle del Bove (INGV Monte Cagliato thermal webcam)
The eruption continues, although its intensity has decreased compared to yesterday. ...màs
jue, 14 may 2015, 22:36
Strombolian activity and the lava flow this morning (14 May) (photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
A new paroxysm is occurring at the volcano. Increasing near-continuous strombolian eruptions occur from the summit vent of the New SE crater and a lava flow is issuing from a vent at its eastern base into Valle del Bove. Tremor is still rising. ...màs [leer todo]
mar, 12 may 2015, 18:55
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this evening (Radiostudio7 webcam)
Strombolian activity began again today at the New SE crater. Accompanied by rising tremor, this activity is increasing at the moment. ...màs
dom, 12 abr 2015, 15:02
Emisión de ceniza de Bocca Nuova (webcam termal Montagnola, INGV Catania)
Una secuencia corta de eventos volcánicos seismo ocurrió hace unas horas terminadas con dos explosiones de ceniza en el cráter de Bocca Nuova.
Emisión de ceniza de Bocca Nuova (INGV webcam)
lun, 2 feb 2015, 01:25
Etna's SE crater with strombolian activity and the lava flow (photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
dom, 1 feb 2015, 23:43
The new lava flow on Etna's SW side seen from Catania (photo: Emanuele Zuccarello / Etna Walk)
Más detalles comienzan a surgir sobre la nueva fase eruptiva. Actividad estromboliana del cráter acompaña de derrame de lava importante, alimentando un flujo de lava impresionante. ...màs [leer todo]
dom, 1 feb 2015, 19:32
Etna seen from Paternó on the SSW flank
La nueva fase eruptiva continúa. Densa nubosidad ha impedido observaciones detalladas, pero desde claros ocasionales y otras observaciones, parece que las erupciones estrombolianas intenso van un tubo de ventilación entre el viejo y nuevo SE cráter, alimentando un flujo de lava, por lo menos 2,5 km de largo sobre la ladera suroeste. ...màs

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