Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano (Sicily, Italy): increasing activity continues
Monday Aug 17, 2020 08:16 AM | BY: MARTIN
An ash plume rising from Etna volcano (image: INGV)
Increasing strombolian activity continues at the saddle vent of the New SE crater.
Extending ash plume from Etna volcano on 14 August (image: INGV)
On 14 August at 10:49 local time strombolian explosions produced a dark ash plumes which fluctuated a lot in frequency of explosions. The plume containing moderate amount of ash extended to the south-southeast of the volcano. Ashfall was reported in the area of Pedara, Trecastagni and Viagrande.
Seismicity remains at fluctuating levels associated with periods of increasing and decreasing tremor. The seismic station records internal tremor at 2900-3000 m altitude in area of New Southeast Crater.
Source: Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Osservatorio Etneo volcano activity update 17 August 2020
Saturday, Aug 15, 2020
Friday, Aug 14, 2020
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
Beautiful strombolian activity continues at the saddle vent of the New SE crater. Throughout the night, explosions have been near-continuous, often throwing incandescent lava bombs on the outside flanks of the crater cone. ... read all
Saturday, Aug 01, 2020
INGV reported that the strombolian activity at the New South Crater has been increasing. ... read all
Monday, Jul 27, 2020
INGV reported that explosive activity at the volcano producing ash emissions and weak to intermittent strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 1 to 3 per day. Explosions are generated from Saddle vent located between the old and new cones of the Southeast crater. ... read all