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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.
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 (Italy): activity back to normal levels, summit remains closed

Monday Jul 05, 2010 06:18 AM |

Following the strong explosions on 30 June that prompted the Italian Civil Protection to close the summit for visitors, the activity at Stromboli volcano has been normal the past days. The closure to the summit area remains, and visitors are only allowed to go up to the 400 m viewpoint. The regular excursions to the summit are suspended for now.
As soon as there are updates, we will post them here.
Previous news
Friday, Jul 02, 2010
A series of strong eruptions took place at the summit craters of Stromboli between 16h33 and 16h35 local time on 30 June, the strongest at 16h35. The access to the summit has been closed. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009
A powerful explosion took place at Stromboli volcano, as Sonja Calvari from INGV Catania reports to the volcano list. Here's the original report: ... [more]
Monday, Apr 13, 2009
Since Friday last week, access to the summit of Stromboli is repopened. Strong activity from several vents at the crater continues. [more]
Powerful explosion from the central crater, throwing bombs onto and beyond Pizzo
Sunday, Apr 05, 2009
As observed during an ongoing tour with Tom and a small group, the activity at Stromboli volcano is usually strong. Explosions from several vents, often accompanied by loud thundering noises that can be heard on the whole island, occur frequently from seveal vents, and often throw blocks and incandescent bombs to up to 400 m height. Bombs are sometimes hitting the trail and the Pizzo, which must be considered very dangerous to stay at. The access to the summit is therefore, for the time being, closed to visitors, but the viewpoint on the Sciara del Fuoco at 400 m provides excellent and impressive viewing opportunities. [more]
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Our team member Marco Fulle who just visited Stromboli volcano with a small group reports strong, candle-like eruptions from the NE vent in the central crater of Stromboli volcano, that reach 300 m height. A similar eruption style had been present during much of 2006 and sometimes in 2007. [more]

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