Etna volcano update: Ash emissions, strongly fluctuating tremor signal

Mon, 19 Jul 2021, 12:41
12:41 PM | BY: T
Current tremor signal (image: INGV Catania)
Current tremor signal (image: INGV Catania)
The volcano has been restless during the past days, but not (yet?) produced another paroxysm.
Although visibility hasn't been very good, friends on location reported ash emissions from the New SE crater. Volcanic tremor is fluctuating strongly between low to medium and medium to high values, but generally showing an increasing trend - it looks as if the volcano is currently "undecided" whether to erupt or not.

Previous news

Thu, 15 Jul 2021, 07:26
Eruption column during yesterday's paroxysm at Etna (image: Radio Touring webcam from SW side)
Following 5 and a half day of quiet, the New SE crater produced yet another paroxysm, and one of the most powerful ones in the current series, perhaps as a result of the longer-then-usual interval that had passed since the previous episode Thursday evening last week. ... Read all
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