Etna volcano update: Volcano quiet for more than 4 days so far

Tue, 13 Jul 2021, 09:18
09:18 AM | BY: T
Ash emission from Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: LAVE webcam)
Ash emission from Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: LAVE webcam)
The volcano has been relatively calm for more than 4.5 days now since the latest paroxysm late Thursday evening. This marks the longest so-far interval in the record-breaking series of more than than 40 lava fountaining episodes that had started on 19 May this year.
The only activity has been in the form of intermittent small and mostly passive ash emissions from the New SE crater's summit vent.
Whether the series of paroxysms is over for now or whether the interval is just going to be much longer until a next one occurs is impossible to predict.

Previous news

Fri, 9 Jul 2021, 10:05
Lava fountain from last night's paroxysm at Etna's New SE crater (image: INGVvulcani / facebook)
During last night (8-9 July 2021), yet another paroxysm (lava fountaining episode) occurred from the New SE crater, after an interval of less than 48 hours since the previous one. ... Read all
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