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Etna volcan
Stratovolcan complexe Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicile (Italie), 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Condition actuelle: Activité petite ou avertissement éruption imminente (3 sur 5)
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Eruptions du volcan Etna:
En activité quasi permanente ; certaines grandes éruptions historiques telles que : en 122 BC (éruption explosive du sommet), AD 1669 (éruption sur le flanc sud dévastatrice), 1787 (l'une des plus spectaculaires éruptions au sommet enregistrée - fontaines de lave, semble-t-il, jusqu'à 3000 m de haut).
Les éruptions depuis 1950 (f: flanc / s: activité sommitale): 1950-51(f), 1952(s), 1953(s?), 1955-64(s), 1966-1970(s), 1966(f), 1971(f), 1971-1980(s), 1974(f), 1978(f), 1979(f), 1980-81(s), 1981 (f), 1983(f), 1984(s), 1985(f), 1986(s), 1987(f), 1987(s), 1989(f), 1989-1991(s), 1991-93(f), 1995-2001(s), 2001(f), 2002(s), 2002-03(f), 2004-2005 (f),2006(s),2007(s),2008-9(f)
Style éruptif tipique:
Effusive (coulée de lave et fontaine de lave) et explosive avec des éruptions modérées stromboliennes et parfois phréatomagmatiques. Les deux types d’activités éruptives ont lieu fréquemment au sommet et sur ses flancs. Ses éruptions latérales au niveau des flancs, semblent se regrouper sur des laps de temps d’environs quelques dizaines d’années
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Volcan Etna - actualités

Volcan Etna - actualités

Etna volcano update: Signs of unrest increase

dimanche déc. 11, 2016 18:50 | AUTEUR : T

Glow from Etna's Voragine crater yesterday night (image: Alessandro Lo Piccolo / facebook)
Glow from Etna's Voragine crater yesterday night (image: Alessandro Lo Piccolo / facebook)
Glow from Voragine on 8 Dec
Glow from Voragine on 8 Dec
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
The volcano is showing signs of becoming more active again: Over the past few weeks, emissions of gas, steam and sometimes perhaps some dilute ash from the main vent in the Voragine summit crater have increased. In addition, intermittent weak glow can be detected from the same vent at night. This, too seems to have been becoming stronger and more frequent recently.
Etna will be interesting to follow in the coming weeks or months for sure.

Otherwise, no significant events have occurred since the Bocca Nuova explosion on 10 Oct and the subsequent (or contemporary) collapse of this crater's floor by about 50 m.
Tremor shows a very faint upward trend, but it is not a clear indication (yet). The large peak on the tremor diagram is the shaking caused by the passage of seismic waves from the recent magnitude 8 earthquake in the Solomon Islands, and has nothing to do with nor affected Etna.
Actualités précédentes
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
mardi, oct. 11, 2016
Etna mountain guide Marco Ponte reported that "the whole" of the Bocca Nuova crater has collapsed (subsided) by 50-70 meters since yesterday's explosion. ... [details]
Thermal image (view from Bronte) of the explosion at Bocca Nuova crater (INGV Catania)
lundi, oct. 10, 2016
While on excursion in the summit area of Etna today, our guides felt an earthquake at noon. At 15:26, a sudden explosion occurred from the Bocca Nuova crater (the westernmost of the summit vents). ... [details]
VIew of Etna's Bocca Nuova (foreground) and Voragine behind
samedi, oct. 08, 2016
The volcano has remained calm, at least on the surface, during the past weeks. During a visit of the summit region this morning, we had a fine view of the central crater complex (Bocca Nuova and Voragine), completely filled by the lava erupted during the paroxysm in May 2016. ... [details]
Steam/ash plume from Etna's Voragine this morning
lundi, août 29, 2016
Over the past weeks, the volcano's activity (at Voragine and the New SE crater) has generally decreased and tremor levels are currently low. ... [details]
Etna's new pit crater in Voragine (image taken by B. Behncke from western rim of Voragine on 10 Aug 2016 at sunset)
jeudi, août 11, 2016
INGV Catania volcanologist Boris Behncke visited the summit region of Etna yesterday and observed a new active pit crater, about 20-30 m wide, located in the eastern inner wall of the Voragine crater. ... [details]

Etna volcano update: Signs of unrest increase

dimanche déc. 11, 2016 18:50 | AUTEUR : T

Glow from Etna's Voragine crater yesterday night (image: Alessandro Lo Piccolo / facebook)
Glow from Etna's Voragine crater yesterday night (image: Alessandro Lo Piccolo / facebook)
Glow from Voragine on 8 Dec
Glow from Voragine on 8 Dec
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
The volcano is showing signs of becoming more active again: Over the past few weeks, emissions of gas, steam and sometimes perhaps some dilute ash from the main vent in the Voragine summit crater have increased. In addition, intermittent weak glow can be detected from the same vent at night. This, too seems to have been becoming stronger and more frequent recently.
Etna will be interesting to follow in the coming weeks or months for sure.

Otherwise, no significant events have occurred since the Bocca Nuova explosion on 10 Oct and the subsequent (or contemporary) collapse of this crater's floor by about 50 m.
Tremor shows a very faint upward trend, but it is not a clear indication (yet). The large peak on the tremor diagram is the shaking caused by the passage of seismic waves from the recent magnitude 8 earthquake in the Solomon Islands, and has nothing to do with nor affected Etna.
Actualités précédentes
Current tremor amplitude (ESLN station / INGV Catania)
mardi, oct. 11, 2016
Etna mountain guide Marco Ponte reported that "the whole" of the Bocca Nuova crater has collapsed (subsided) by 50-70 meters since yesterday's explosion. ... [details]
Thermal image (view from Bronte) of the explosion at Bocca Nuova crater (INGV Catania)
lundi, oct. 10, 2016
While on excursion in the summit area of Etna today, our guides felt an earthquake at noon. At 15:26, a sudden explosion occurred from the Bocca Nuova crater (the westernmost of the summit vents). ... [details]
VIew of Etna's Bocca Nuova (foreground) and Voragine behind
samedi, oct. 08, 2016
The volcano has remained calm, at least on the surface, during the past weeks. During a visit of the summit region this morning, we had a fine view of the central crater complex (Bocca Nuova and Voragine), completely filled by the lava erupted during the paroxysm in May 2016. ... [details]
Steam/ash plume from Etna's Voragine this morning
lundi, août 29, 2016
Over the past weeks, the volcano's activity (at Voragine and the New SE crater) has generally decreased and tremor levels are currently low. ... [details]
Etna's new pit crater in Voragine (image taken by B. Behncke from western rim of Voragine on 10 Aug 2016 at sunset)
jeudi, août 11, 2016
INGV Catania volcanologist Boris Behncke visited the summit region of Etna yesterday and observed a new active pit crater, about 20-30 m wide, located in the eastern inner wall of the Voragine crater. ... [details]
 

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