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Steam ring blown from Etna's Voragine crater this morning (image:Radiostudio7 webcam)
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
The volcano remains restless although no one knows what will come next. After a few weeks of "total silence", tiny ash emissions started again to occur from the SE crater since 9 July, volcanologist Dr Boris Behncke total reported on facebook. This activity, which could represent small but deep-seated explosive activity inside the SE crater's conduits, has been continuing over the past days, with a slight increase yesterday (see video below). ... [more]
Ash puff from Etna's SE crater this morning (image: RadioStudio7)
Monday, Jun 26, 2017
After a period of calm during the past weeks, the SE crater started again to show signs of unrest. Since yesterday morning, small to moderate ash emissions have been occurring intermittently from the summit vent of the SE crater complex. ... [more]

Location map of Italy's most active volcanoes (Etna, Stromboli, Vesuvius, Vulcano, Lipari, Campi Flegrei)
Location map of Italy's most active volcanoes (Etna, Stromboli, Vesuvius, Vulcano, Lipari, Campi Flegrei)

Snow-covered Etna volcano with the fresh lava flows from 2002/03
Snow-covered Etna volcano with the fresh lava flows from 2002/03

 

Etna volcano

Complex stratovolcano Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims), Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (15 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plot Updated: Fri, 28 Jul 06:39 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Fri, 28 Jul
Fri, 28 Jul 00:15 UTCM 2.7 / 8.7 km - [info] (35 km)4 km SW Oliveri (ME)
I FELT IT
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INGV
Thu, 27 Jul
Thu, 27 Jul 08:30 UTCM 2.8 / 8.2 km - [info]Etna (24 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km NW Motta Sant'Anastasia (CT)
I FELT IT
[Map]
INGV
Wed, 26 Jul
Wed, 26 Jul 05:37 UTCM 1.0 / 8.1 km - [info]Etna (14 km) - Sicily, Italy1.1 km SE from Sant'Alfio (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Wed, 26 Jul 05:07 UTCM 1.3 / 7.1 km - [info]Etna (3 km) - Sicily, Italy1.3 km N from Monte Centenari (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Tue, 25 Jul
Tue, 25 Jul 04:41 UTCM 1.4 / 35.2 km - [info] (36 km)3 km SE Librizzi (ME)
[Map]
INGV
Mon, 24 Jul
Mon, 24 Jul 12:34 UTCM 1.1 / 0.3 km - [info]Etna (1 km) - Sicily, Italy1.2 km E from Crateri Centrali (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Sun, 23 Jul
Sun, 23 Jul 21:34 UTCM 1.4 / 27 km - [info]Etna (14 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km E Randazzo (CT)
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INGV
Sun, 23 Jul 13:56 UTCM 1.7 / 12.4 km - [info]Etna (13 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km NE Bronte (CT)
[Map]
INGV
Sun, 23 Jul 12:29 UTCM 1.4 / 10.7 km - [info]Etna (12 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km SE Maletto (CT)
[Map]
INGV
Sun, 23 Jul 12:28 UTCM 2.5 / 9.6 km - [info]Etna (13 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km NE Bronte (CT)
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INGV
Sun, 23 Jul 11:04 UTCM 1.3 / 34.2 km - [info]Etna (17 km) - Sicily, Italy2 km SW Santa Domenica Vittoria (ME)
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INGV
Sat, 22 Jul
Sat, 22 Jul 18:54 UTCM 1.1 / 34.9 km - [info]Etna (21 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km W Santa Domenica Vittoria (ME)
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INGV
Sat, 22 Jul 07:41 UTCM 1.4 / 6.2 km - [info]Etna (13 km) - Sicily, Italy1.7 km SE from Milo (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Sat, 22 Jul 01:37 UTCM 1.5 / 29 km - [info]Etna (22 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km NW Gaggi (ME)
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INGV
Fri, 21 Jul
Fri, 21 Jul 18:12 UTCM 1.4 / 6.5 km - [info]Etna (13 km) - Sicily, Italy0.8 km E from Pietrafucile (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
 

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