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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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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
more on Etna volcano...
Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
mar, 28 feb 2017, 19:55
Strmbolian activity and lava flow from Etna's SE crater Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
After a few months of showing a little activity yesterday Etna erupted again. ...màs leer todo
lun, 27 feb 2017, 19:15
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 27 Feb 2017
jue, 16 feb 2017, 08:54
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater and glow from Voragine (image: Alessandro Lo Piccolo / facebook)
The volcano remains restless with little changes in activity during the past weeks. ...màs leer todo
vie, 3 feb 2017, 10:00
vie, 27 ene 2017, 19:58
Strombolian eruption at Etna's saddle vent this morning (image: Boris Behncke / flickr)
The strombolian activity from the saddle vent between the old and new SE crater continues.
mar, 24 ene 2017, 21:48
Ash emissions from Etna's SE crater (Montagnola webcam, INGV Catania)
A long period of bad weather conditions prevented direct observation of Etna's summit over the past weeks. Nonetheless during brief moments of visibility a faint glow from the Voragine could be observed, together with discontinuous ash emissions from the South East Crater. ...màs leer todo
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