Etna volcano update: Eruption ends
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 10:1910:19 AM | BY: T
After little more than an hour with impressive fire fountains, the eruption quickly ceased and is now over. The lava flows to the south and east continue to descend, but may no longer be alimented.
The New SE crater after the end of the lava fountains (image: thermal INGV webcam)
The tremor signal started its rapid dive back to lower values as the supply of the just erupted batch of gas-rich fresh magma has been exhausted - until another one arrives from deeper reservoirs, maybe very soon...
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 09:41
About 45 minutes after the onset, the eruption is now at its peak, probably going to start to decrease soon. read all
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 09:15
Etna Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210219/0853Z WITH STRONG ASH EMISSION OBS VA DTG: 19/0857Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 09:12
UPDATE: the still ongoing paroxysm appears to be even more intense than its two predecessors and still not The height of the lava fountains is likely more in the range of 700 m, something which will be determined later by the volcano observatory. ... read all
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 08:57
The rate with which intensity increases is impressive. Within a few minutes since the onset, the lava fountains have already reached heights of approx. 300 m and still grow... read all
Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 08:33
Etna volcano update: Lava flow and strombolian activity increase, beginning of paroxysm seems immediate
Accompanied by steeply rising tremor, activity increases now by the minute. read all