Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano (Italy): new paroxysm on 9 July 2011 - strong strombolian activity...
You can watch the developing activity on Etna volcano over the last two hours. Increasing seismic activity and ash eruptions to Strombolian eruptions... Tom Pfeiffer is still near the eruption.
Sat, 9 Jul 2011, 14:2814:28 PM |
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Thu, 12 May 2011, 17:17
Due to recent activity of Etna volcano the airport of Catania remains closed until 13 May 6:00. Flights are diverted to Palermo. There is a free transfer to Catania by bus. ... read all
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 06:26
On 10 April 2011, the activity which had started with weak strombolian activity from the collapse carter on the east foot of the SE crater evolved inot a new, violent and spectacular eruption (paroxysm), including lava fountains, 3 km long lava flows and a tall column of ash. This was the 3rd such event in 2011. read all
Sat, 9 Apr 2011, 21:36
Our mountain guide reports mild strombolian activity and small lava overflows from the vent of the SE crater. ... read all
Sun, 20 Feb 2011, 00:10
A second paroxysmal eruption occured at Etna's SE crater on 18 February, 36 days after the previous one (12-13 January 2011). The eruption started around 3am and lasted 11 hours. It could not be well observed due to bad weather, but consisted of strong Strombolian activity and pulsating lava fountains, feeding a flow that superimposed itself on the path of the previous flow from January. read all
Sat, 15 Jan 2011, 20:54
A paroxysm occured at the at Etna volcano's SE crater on the evening of 12 Jan, producing ca. 3-500 m tall lava fountains and a long lava flow. ... read all