Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update: Volcano remains calm, image of summit craters filled with lava
Mon, 6 Jun 2016, 14:2014:20 PM | BY: T
Etna has remained calm at the surface since the most recent eruptive phase (violent strombolian activity from the NE and Voragine summit craters) ended on 26 May.
Panorama over Etna's ummit craters (l: Bocca Nuova, c: Voragine; r: NE crater) taken on 3 June from the southern rim of Voragine (image: B. Behncke)
The attached picture, taken on 3 June by volcanologist Boris Behncke (INGV Catania), shows significant changes of the summit region in the past weeks, in particular the near-complete filling of the Bocca Nuova and Voragine craters with lava and the partial collapses on the older NE crater.
Fri, 27 May 2016, 07:45
The violent strombolian activity from the Voragine summit crater continued all though Wednesday (25 May) and the following night, but gradually decreased and ceased yesterday. At the moment, no significant eruptive activity is going on. ... read all
Tue, 24 May 2016, 19:57
The 4th episode of lava fountaining has started at the Voragine summit crater. read all
Mon, 23 May 2016, 21:31
Starting from 21:00 this evening weak Strombolian activity has again started from the Voragine crater together with some ash emission. read all
Mon, 23 May 2016, 09:33
Contrary to what it might have looked like, the volcano's activity from last night did not continue to increase, but quieted down for now. read all
Sun, 22 May 2016, 22:29
Yet another paroxysm could be under way from the summit craters: after a calm day, strong strombolian eruptions have started a few hours ago from the NE crater. Along with the volcanic tremor signal which is rising again, the activity has been gradually increasing. ... read all