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Etna vulkaan
Complex stratovulkaan Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Etna vulkaanuitbarstingen:
Near continuously active; some major historic eruptions include 122 BC (large Plinian outbursts that created the small caldera of the "Cratere del Piano"), 1669 AD (devastating flank eruption that destroyed 15 villages and part of Catania), 1787 (Subplinian eruption and one of the most spectacular summit eruptions on record - lava fountains reportedly up to 3000 m high).
Eruptions since 1950 (f: flank / s: summit activity): 1950 (s), 1950-51(f), 1955 (s), 1956 (s), 1956 (f), 1957 (s),1960 (s), 1961 (s), 1964 (f), 1964 (s), 1966 (s), 1966-1971(s), 1968 (f), 1971(f), 1972-1973 (s), 1974 (f), 1974-1975 (s), 1975-1977 (f), 1977-1978 (s), 1978 (f), 1979(s), 1979 (f), 1980 (s), 1981 (s), 1981 (f),1982-1983 (s), 1983(f), 1984(s), 1985(s), 1985(f), 1986(s), 1986-1987 (f), 1987(s), 1988(s), 1989(s), 1989(f), 1990 (s), 1991-93(f), 1995(s), 1996(s), 1997 (s), 1998 (s), 1999 (s), 2000 (s), 2001(s), 2001 (f), 2002(s), 2002-03(f), 2004-2005 (f), 2006 (s), 2007 (s), 2008-2009 (f), 2010(s), 2011-2013(s), 2014-18, 2018(f), 2019 (s)
Typical eruption style:
Effusive (lavastromen) en mild explosief (strombolian) uitbarstingen. Zowel top en frequente flank uitbarstingen, de laatste lijken te worden die zich in clusters duurzame paar tot een paar tientallen jaren.
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The best place to stay near Mt Etna is no doubt the Corsaro hotel, located a few 100 m from the cable car station at La Sapienza cable car station on Etna South: Hotel Corsaro

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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:

Etna volcano update: Strombolian activity from Voragine crater

Thursday Oct 29, 2015 08:55 AM | DOOR: T

Strombolian activity inside Etna's Voragine crater (photo: Biagio Ragonese / EtnaWeb)
Strombolian activity inside Etna's Voragine crater (photo: Biagio Ragonese / EtnaWeb)
After several weeks of calm, new activity has started during the past days inside the central Voragine crater. Mild strombolian explosions have been observed from a vent at the bottom of the crater.
Photo credit: Etna Web (facebook)
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Ash emission from Etna's Voragine (photo: Boris Behncke / twitter)
Friday, Aug 21, 2015
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). ... [meer...]
Lava flows from the New SE crater (INGV Monte Cagliato thermal webcam)
Saturday, May 16, 2015
De uitbarsting is bijna afgelopen. ... [meer...]
Lava flows from Etna's New SE crater in the northern Valle del Bove (INGV Monte Cagliato thermal webcam)
Friday, May 15, 2015
De uitbarsting blijft, hoewel de intensiteit is gedaald ten opzichte van gisteren. ... [meer...]
Strombolian activity and the lava flow this morning (14 May) (photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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. ... [meer...]
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this evening (Radiostudio7 webcam)
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. ... [meer...]

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