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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: kleine activiteit of uitbarsting waarschuwing (3 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS DECREASING OBS VA DTG: 30/1800Z

Thursday May 30, 2019 18:00 PM | DOOR: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 17:53 UTC, 30/05/19 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190530/1750Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: ETNA 211060
PSN: N3744 E01500
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 3330M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/46
INFO SOURCE: INGV VONA, WEBCAMS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS DECREASING
OBS VA DTG: 30/1800Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SAT DATA. WINDS FL100 250/25KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/0600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/1200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NO SIGNIFICANT ASH EMISSION STILL OCCURS
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
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Vorig nieuws
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Lava flow from Etna volcano's New SE crater this morning (image: Boris Behcke / facebook)
Thursday, May 30, 2019
A new eruption started overnight: around 3 am local time, a small effusive fissure opened on the south-south-eastern base of the New SE crater and generated a small lava flow which is still active now. ... [meer...]
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 30 May 2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]
Friday, Feb 22, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]

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