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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
Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Wed, 23 May 2018, 18:01
Eruption from Stromboli's NE crater on 22 May 2018
Eruptions from Stromboli's NE crater continue to be impressive, with heights reaching up to 200-300 m above the vent. The attached picture is an example of a moderate explosion we observed during our ongoing tour yesterday evening from a viewpoint on Bastimento, at about the same elevation from a few 100 m to the east.
Tue, 22 May 2018, 08:33
Webcam view of an eruption at Stromboli last night (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The activity at the volcano is at moderate levels and has been increasing over the past days, according to the local mountain guides. ...more
Wed, 25 Apr 2018, 05:12
Explosion at Stromboli yesterday morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
A series of stronger explosions occurred yesterday (24 April) morning at 11:05 local time from the southernmost vent of the central crater area, ejecting glowing bombs to approx 250 m and generating a dense ash plume that rose a few hundred meters.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018, 09:08
Typical strombolian explosion Thursday morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Access to the summit area has been officially re-opened, just in time for the coming tourist season where group tours to climb the volcano are organized daily, allowing a unique chance to see its eruptions from close. ...more
Fri, 19 Jan 2018, 10:29
Small eruption at Stromboli this morning (image: INGV webcam from 400 m viewpoint)
According to visual monitoring through webcams, reports by friends on the island and from volcanologist involved, activity at the volcano has decreased recently and is now back at average levels, with frequent small to moderate sized strombolian explosions. ...more
Fri, 12 Jan 2018, 08:56
Example of a strong strombolian eruption at Stromboli from this morning (image: INGV Catania thermal webcam from 400 m Sciara viewpoint)
A very strong explosion seems to have occurred last night around 21:00 local time, friends of ours who are currently on the island reported. Thomas H. who at the time was in a house near the port (east side of island) wrote: ...more
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