Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update: Dilute ash emissions from Bocca Nuova
Friday Aug 21, 2015 11:21 AM | BY: T
Etna has been mostly calm during the past months. However, signs of unrest have appeared in the form of dilute ash emissions from the central crater (Voragine).
Ash emission from Etna's Voragine (photo: Boris Behncke / twitter)
The emissions originate probably from older material, but according to volcanologists, magma is not far from the surface.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
The eruption has almost ended. ... read all
Friday, May 15, 2015
The eruption continues, although its intensity has decreased compared to yesterday. read all
Thursday, May 14, 2015
A new paroxysm is occurring at the volcano. Increasing near-continuous strombolian eruptions occur from the summit vent of the New SE crater and a lava flow is issuing from a vent at its eastern base into Valle del Bove. Tremor is still rising. ... read all
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Strombolian activity began again today at the New SE crater. Accompanied by rising tremor, this activity is increasing at the moment. read all
Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
A short sequence of seismo volcanic events occurred a few hours ago ended with two ash explosions at the Bocca Nuova Crater. ... read all