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Stromboli volcano
stratovolcano 926 m
Eolian Islands, Italy, 38.79°N / 15.21°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Stromboli volcano eruptions:
Persistant (near-constant) activity since at least 2-3000 years. Most recent effusive (lava flow) eruptions from Dec. 2002-July 2003, March 2007, Aug-Oct 2014. Paroxysm 3 July 2019
Typical eruption style:
Small explosive (strombolian) eruptions, typically every 20-30 mins. Intermittently, ca. every 2-20 years, minor effusive eruptions (lava flows); on average 2-5 times per year larger explosions.
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Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 08:25
Medium-sized eruption from the western vent of Stromboli last night (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
The activity at the volcano has slowly decreased overall during the past weeks and is now described as medium on the LGS activity scale. ...more [read all]
Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 07:10
Moderate explosion from Stromboli volcano earlier this morning (image: INGV thermal cam)
The activity at the volcano continues to be elevated overall, but has been decreasing slowly during the past weeks. ...more [read all]
Fri, 30 Aug 2019, 13:00
The major eruption of Stromboli last night (image: LGS)
Yesterday evening, activity at the volcano increased again significantly (after having dropped a bit during after the paroxysm on Wed 28 Aug): ...more [read all]
Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 05:37
Thermal view of the upper Sciara and NE crater area this morning (image: INGV Catania thermal webcam)
The lava overflow on the upper NE part of the Sciara which had been active following the paroxysm of yesterday seems to have mostly ceased during the night. ...more
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 19:47
The lava flow in the northern part of Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening (image: LBZ webcam)
Following today's paroxysm, which surely has again significantly changed morphology of the crater terrace, a new lava flow started to descend on the upper Sciara del Fuoco from the NE vent area. ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 11:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 10:41
Today's explosion at Stromboli; note the impacts of bombs on the upper slopes (image: Francesca Utano / VolcanoDiscovery)
Another major explosion has occurred at the volcano minutes ago at 12:18 local time. ...more [read all]
Sun, 25 Aug 2019, 06:45
Eruption at Stromboli volcano this morning (image: LGS webcam at Punta Labronzo)
The level of activity at the volcano remains very high, with little significant changes during the past days: ...more [read all]
Mon, 19 Aug 2019, 15:55
Strong strombolian eruption at Stromboli last night (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The activity of the volcano continues at very high levels, perhaps even increasing somewhat compared to the previous week. ...more [read all]
Sun, 18 Aug 2019, 18:47
Eruption and glow from Stromboli's lava flow (hidden in view) on the southern Sciara (image: LGS)
Activity at the volcano remains very high. Frequent and often strong strombolian eruptions occur from several active vents in the crater terrace. ...more

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