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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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Booking.com Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
 

Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 19:54
The activity at the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean" has been much more intense recently than during most of the year. ...more [read all]
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. ...more [read all]
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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