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Комплекс стратовулкан Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims)
Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°EТекущее состояние
: незначительные действия или извержения предупреждение
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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)Типичный извержения стиль:
Effusive (приток лавы) и мягко взрывчатых веществ (Стромболианская) вулканов. Встречи на высшем уровне и частые Пашина извержений, последний похоже происходящие в кластерах, длится несколько десятков лет.Последнее землетрясение поблизостиLatest satellite images
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Etna volcano updates and eruption news:
Etna volcano update: Weak strombolian activity at the New SE Crater
Среда ноя 25, 2015 21:28 | EC
Thermal anomaly on the eastern side of the New SE crater (INGV Monte Cagliato thermal webcam)
Weak ash emissions from the New SE crater (Montagnola webcam, INGV Catania)
Since this afternoon there is a change visible in Etna's activity. Weak strombolian activity has started from the New SE crater. The activity probably started earlier today, but due to bad weather it was not observed before.
Weak strombolian activity continues also from the vent inside the Voragine crater.
Tremor remains low at the moment.
Среда, ноя 18, 2015
Strombolian activity continues in the Voragine. Hot fumaroles are visible at the New SE crater.
Вторник, ноя 17, 2015
No significant change in activity has occurred during the past days. Degassing from the New SE crater has decreased again, probably because the magma column has dropped again, and tremor is currently low. ... [подробнее]
Пятница, ноя 13, 2015
Etna's New SE crater is the likely site of new activity in the near future. Intense steaming from the eastern vent of the youngest summit crater suggests that magma is not far from the surface. ... [подробнее]
Вторник, ноя 10, 2015
Last night, a marked peak of volcanic tremor occurred as sign of internal unrest at the volcano, but (unlike during many previous occasions) did not result in a paroxysm and was not associated with any particular change in surface activity. ... [подробнее]
Понедельник, ноя 09, 2015
During the past hours, volcanic tremor has bee rising strongly. In the past, this has often been a sign of an impending paroxysm (violent summit eruptive phase). Whether this is the case now is too early to say. ...
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