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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:

Wed, 15 Apr 2020, 09:29
The lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco and dust clouds whipped up from blocks rolling down the slope (image: LBZ webcam)
A new lava flow has started to descend on the Sciara del Fuoco since this morning, INGV Catania reported: ...more read all
Tue, 31 Mar 2020, 18:38
Lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco reaching the sea this morning (image: LGS webcam)
During the past night, activity showed a significant increase and produced a lava flow down the Sciara del Fuoco, reaching the sea. ...more read all
Fri, 27 Mar 2020, 14:05
Enormous, perfect smoke ring rising from Stromboli this afternoon (image: Barbara Engele)
Minutes ago, the volcano produced a spectacular "smoke ring", which was seen rising from the crater area and drifting slowly northeastwards over the village. ...more read all
Thu, 27 Feb 2020, 17:39
Weak eruption from Stromboli this evening (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The activity of the volcano has dropped during the past 2 days, at least judging from the frequency and intensity of strombolian explosions, which were much lower than during most of the previous months. ...more read all
Fri, 21 Feb 2020, 19:09
Eruption of Stromboli this evening, showering the Sciara del Fuoco with incandescent scoria (image: LGS webcam from Punta Labronzo)
The activity of the volcano has increased during the past days and is classified as "high", with very frequent and often strong strombolian explosions from several vents. ...more
Fri, 7 Feb 2020, 12:46
Lava overflow from Stromboli on 3 Feb 2020 (image: INGV Catania / facebook)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels with little changes during the past weeks. ...more read all
Wed, 1 Jan 2020, 16:13
Typical eruption from the eastern vent of Stromboli, 27 Dec 2019 (image: Thomas Hoyer)
The activity of the volcano has been fluctuating between high and medium levels. It is characterized by strombolian explosions from multiple vents in the crater terrace with averages of 22 events per hour during the past day. ...more read all

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