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Complex stratovulkaan Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°ECurrent status
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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.Laatste aardbevingen in de omgevingMeest recente satellietbeeldenSentinel hub
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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: FBL EMISSION OF VAPOR OR ASH CLOSE TO THE VOLCANO OBS VA DTG: 03/0900Z
Friday Feb 03, 2017 10:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 09:52 UTC, 03/02/17 from LFPW
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/01
INFO SOURCE: AIREP AT 0920Z, WEBCAM, SAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: FBL EMISSION OF VAPOR OR ASH CLOSE TO THE VOLCANO
OBS VA DTG: 03/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SAT DATA IN SPITE OF GODD
VISIBILITY. WINDS FL120 260/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/1500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/2100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/0300Z NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH OR LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY
Friday, Jan 27, 2017
The strombolian activity from the saddle vent between the old and new SE crater continues.
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
A long period of bad weather conditions prevented direct observation of Etna's summit over the past weeks. Nonetheless during brief moments of visibility a faint glow from the Voragine could be observed, together with discontinuous ash emissions from the South East Crater. ...
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
Small ash emission continue to occur sporadically from the "saddle vent" at the volcano's SE crater.
Friday, Dec 23, 2016
After several days of very bad weather, Etna is again free of clouds. This morning, the "saddle vent" of Etna's Southeast Crater (between the old and new SE crater) could be seen emitting small ash plumes. ...
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Small spherical balls of volcanic ash that form from a wet nucleus falling through a volcanic ash cloud.
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