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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:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): beautiful strombolian activity

Friday Sep 04, 2020 07:40 AM | BY: MARTIN
Spectacular strombolian activity from Stromboli volcano (image: INGV)
Spectacular strombolian activity from Stromboli volcano (image: INGV)
Incandescent material ejected from Stromboli volcano (image: INGV)
Incandescent material ejected from Stromboli volcano (image: INGV)
On 2 September INGV reported that strombolian activity continues associated with scoria ejected on the north flank of Sciara del Fuoco.
Ash emissions reach up to 5,334 ft (1,626 m) altitude.
Source: Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Osservatorio Etneo volcano activity update 4 September 2020
Previous news
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020
View of the crater area about one minute after the eruption this morning (image: LBZ webcam from Punta Labronzo)
A sudden, very strong explosion occurred at the volcano this morning. It came without warning even though the volcano had been in a rather low state of activity levels during the recent weeks. ... read all
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020
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: ... read all
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
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. ... read all
Friday, Mar 27, 2020
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. ... read all
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
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. ... read all
 

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