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Climbing Stromboli volcano
: Stromboli provides one of the most remarkable opportunities to watch volcanic eruptions from close: a natural ridge located 150 m above the active vents. A classic and all-time favorite tour by anyone interested in seeing active volcanoes!
Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
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Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 19:54
Stromboli's crater terrace this morning with glow from the central vent (image: INGV Catania Pizzo webcam)
The activity at the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean" has been much more intense recently than during most of the year. ...more
Fri, 21 Oct 2016, 07:01
Strong eruption from Stromboli's NE vent on 19 Oct 2016 evening (image: Doug McIlravey)
The activity of the volcano has increased considerably since about a week ago and is now again at moderate to high levels, similar sometimes to many periods prior to the 2014 effusive eruption. ...more
Mon, 10 Oct 2016, 18:17
The activity at the volcano is currently at comparably low levels. After a short-lived increase in frequency and average size of explosions during September, the typical strombolian activity has again decreased. ...more
Mon, 23 May 2016, 08:51
Some explosions at Stromboli this morning and during the night, from 3 different vents
The activity at the volcano has picked up recently and is now again at (fluctuating) moderate levels similar to what it has been during much of the past 10-15 years - extremely rewarding for those who climb it in the evening
Fri, 13 May 2016, 18:08
Strombolian eruption at Stromboli's eastern vents on the evening of 9 May 2016 (Pizzo webcam / INGV)
Following a phase of very low activity during most of March-April (often with several hours between small explosions only), activity has picked up again and strombolian-type explosions, mainly from the western and eastern vents in the crater terrace, have been more regular. ...more
Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 08:12
Ash plume from a small eruption at Stromboli yesterday (INGV Catania webcam)
The activity at the summit craters has been (comparably very) low recently. However, small strombolian explosions continue to occur at irregular rates of 30-60 minutes intervals, mainly from western vent.
Stromboli's crater terrace this morning (INGV Catania webcam)
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Small spherical balls of volcanic ash that form from a wet nucleus falling through a volcanic ash cloud.