Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update: Activity at New SE crater has stopped again
Wednesday Apr 09, 2014 08:18 AM | BY: EMANUELA
Thermal image of Etna's eastern flank with the New SE crater (Monte Cagliato thermal webcam, INGV Catania)
After a few days of bad weather that have prevented detailed observations, it seems that all is quiet again.
Current tremor signal (ECPNZ station, INGV Catania)
Tremor is slightly above normal background levels.
A new short pause or the end of activity?
We can only wait to see what Etna has in store.
Wednesday, Apr 02, 2014
After a few days of apparent calm, new activity resumes on Etna: weak strombolian activity occurs at the NSEC and renewed small lava effusion from a fissure vent at the eastern base of the cone. ... [more]
Sunday, Mar 30, 2014
Since the end of lava effusion 3 days ago, Etna has remained all quiet and the recent flow field is now slowly cooling down. [more]
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
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. ... [more]
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]