Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update:
Activity and tremor have further decreased - it seems that the latest eruptive (explosive-effusive) phase at the New SE crater is coming to an end.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 15:2115:21 PM | BY: T
A series of photos taken during 15-16 June has been posted here.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 14:31
A series of photos from the recent eruption at the New SE crater, observed from various viewpoints during 15-16 June. ... read all
Tue, 17 Jun 2014, 06:59
Activity continues with little changes, at fluctuating and overall slowly decreasing intensity, reflected also by the tremor signal. Last evening, liquid lava spattering from the central vent of the New SE crater occurred at rapid succession reaching heights of 50-150 m and often throwing incandescent material to the upper outer flanks of the cone. ... read all
Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 14:49
Lava effusion and pulsating low lava fountains continued from the New SE crater throughout the night and today. Tremor remains at fluctuating elevated levels but with a now slightly decreasing trend. The lava flows have descended the western slope into the Valle del Bove where they spread into several broad fronts. ... read all
Sun, 15 Jun 2014, 15:52
A violent phase of explosive / effusive activity began over night. Strombolian activity at the New SE crater and volcanic tremor started to increase last evening. This increase continued throughout the night and this morning,- great luck for those on our current tour to Stromboli - Vulcano and Etna. ... read all