Etna volcano update: Strombolian activity from New SE crater

Mon, 28 Dec 2020, 20:40
20:40 PM | BY: T
Strombolian eruptions from Etna's New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam from Schiena dell'Asino)
Strombolian eruptions from Etna's New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam from Schiena dell'Asino)
Tremor signal showing a slow, steady increase lately (image: INGV Catania)
Tremor signal showing a slow, steady increase lately (image: INGV Catania)
Although no paroxysm has occurred since the last one almost a week ago (on 22 Dec), Etna continues to erupt, mainly from the eastern summit vent of the New SE crater.
Intense strombolian activity is currently taking place there, with a slow, but noticeable tendency to increase during the past day. Whether this might be heading towards another fire fountaining phase (paroxysm) in a nearer future can only be speculated upon.

Previous news

Wed, 23 Dec 2020, 16:45
Weak strombolian activity at the eastern vent (r) and dense steam-ash emissions from the central crater of Etna's New SE crater this evening (image: INGV webcam)
After the latest paroxysm from the New SE crater early yesterday morning, the volcano has continued to produce mild strombolian activity, mainly from the eastern summit vent of the SE crater complex. ... Read all
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