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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
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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION STILL ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 19/1800Z
martes feb 19, 2019 18:00 | POR: VN
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 19 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 17:53 UTC, 19/02/19 from LFPW
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/29
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAMS, INGV, SAT DATA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION STILL ONGOING
OBS VA DTG: 19/1800Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N3740 E01505 - N3730 E01455 - N3740 E01400 -
N3805 E01415 - N3740 E01505 MOV W 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/0000Z SFC/FL180 N3745 E01505 - N3720 E01455 -
N3730 E01405 - N3755 E01415 - N3745 E01505
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/0600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/1200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SIGNIFICANT VOLCANIC ASH IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATHER THAN 20190220/00Z
lunes, feb 18, 2019
For more than a month, sometimes intense ash emissions have been taking place from the NE crater and, to lesser extent, from Bocca Nuova. ... leer todo
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