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3-18 Jun: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11 Jun: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
10-18 Jun: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
16 Jun: Etna Trekking Tour - Etna volcano
17 Jun: Etna Trekking Tour - Etna volcano
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10-14 Jul: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-24 Jul: Volcanoes in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
14-23 Jul: The Volcanoes of Ambrym - the Grand Traverse - Vanuatu (South Sea)
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Friday, May 19, 2017
We have several free spaces for (hiking) tours to the summit area of Etna in small groups (max 8 persons) on 16 and 17 June. The excursions are accompanied by a certified mountain guide and a volcanologist from our team (Dr. Tom Pfeiffer) and will aim to approach volcanic activity if present and the most interesting volcanic features. ... [more]
Strombolian activity at the SE crater's saddle vent and the peaks of tremor accompanying each short-lived episode (image: Boris Behncke / INGV Catania)
Friday, May 19, 2017
Since 11 May, Etna has been in an unusual state of activity. At remarkably regular intervals of approx. 8 hours, the "saddle vent", located between Etna's old and new Southeast Crater, has been producing more than 20 brief episodes of mild strombolian activity, each accompanied by a short-lived increase in volcanic tremor amplitude. The episodes are further characterized by the absence of strong degassing. ... [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) (10 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Tue, 23 May 05:09 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Mon, 22 May
Mon, 22 May 08:30 UTCM 1.5 / 8 km - [info] (35 km)Messina
[Map]
INGV
Sun, 21 May
Sun, 21 May 18:42 UTCM 1.1 / 4.3 km - [info]Etna (3 km) - Sicily, Italy1.2 km SE from P.zi Deneri (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Thu, 18 May
Thu, 18 May 20:29 UTCM 0.7 / 0.1 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy0.3 km W from Piano Pernicana (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Thu, 18 May 19:40 UTCM 1.0 / 0.4 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy0.5 km W from Piano Pernicana (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Wed, 17 May
Wed, 17 May 21:45 UTCM 1.2 / 10.9 km - [info] (39 km)Messina
[Map]
INGV
Wed, 17 May 20:11 UTCM 1.0 / 10 km - [info]Etna (39 km) - Sicily, ItalyMessina
[Map]
INGV
Wed, 17 May 20:10 UTCM 1.1 / 11.5 km - [info]Etna (39 km) - Sicily, ItalyMessina
[Map]
INGV
Wed, 17 May 17:45 UTCM 1.8 / 15.1 km - [info]Etna (20 km) - Sicily, Italy3.4 km W from Gaggi (ME)
[Map]
INGV CT
Wed, 17 May 06:48 UTCM 1.1 / 7.6 km - [info]Etna (6 km) - Sicily, Italy1.8 km SW from I Due Monti (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
Tue, 16 May
Tue, 16 May 09:38 UTCM 1.1 / 3.4 km - [info]Etna (4 km) - Sicily, Italy1.6 km N from Monte Centenari (CT)
[Map]
INGV CT
 

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