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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: erupción (4 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:

Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS STILL OBSERVED AT SUMMIT CRATERS NO ASH CLOUD PRODUCED

martes dic 10, 2019 17:45 | POR: VN

Satellite image of Etna volcano on 10 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 10 Dec 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 17:32 UTC, 10/12/19 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191210/1718Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/83
INFO SOURCE: VONA, INGV WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS STILL OBSERVED AT SUMMIT
CRATERS NO ASH CLOUD PRODUCED
OBS VA DTG: 10/1700Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE IMAGERY WIND FL100/180
090/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/1200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/1800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/0000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE ON SAT IMAGERY IN SPITE OF GOOD VISIBILITY
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
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Noticias Anteriores
Etna volcano with strombolian activity at the Voragine (l) and New SE crater (r) this morning (image: INGV webcam)
sábado, dic 07, 2019
Activity at the volcano has increased during the past 24 hours. Mild to moderate strombolian activity resumed at the New SE crater's summit vent and has been intensifying. ... [Leer más]
martes, dic 03, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [Leer más]
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 24 Oct 2019
jueves, oct 24, 2019
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sábado, oct 19, 2019
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jueves, oct 17, 2019
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