Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update: Activity at New SE crater ends
Thursday Mar 27, 2014 15:54 PM | BY: T
Etna's New SE crater this morning (Etna Trekking webcam on Schiena dell'Asino)
During the night, the lava effusion and persistent mild explosive activity from the New SE crater ceased, after being nearly continuously active for over two months.
Current tremor signal (ECPNZ station, INGV Catania)
If this is a true end or only a short pause to the latest eruptive phase which on 22 January remains to be seen. The tremor fell back to low levels in correspondence.
Saturday, Mar 22, 2014
Mild strombolian activity is still continuing and ash emissions alternate with dense white vapour. ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014
Mild explosive activity continues at the New SE crater with little variation, but has now essentially become continuous. Weak lava effusion also continues to aliment small flows from vents at the eastern base of the cone. The tremor shows a fluctuating, but overall slowly increasing trend. [more]
Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
There have been no significant changes in activity. Mild strombolian explosions continue at the summit vent of the New Southeast Crater (NSEC) and lava emission continues to feed flows from the effusive vents at the eastern side of the cone. [more]
Monday, Mar 10, 2014
While weak lava effusion and sporadic strombolian explosions from the New SE crater continue with little changes, the Bocca Nuova crater has started to produce occasional small ash emissions of sometimes elevated temperature (suggesting presence of magma near the surface). [more]