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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 (Eolian Islands, Italy): new lava flow into the sea

Tuesday Aug 02, 2011 10:50 AM |

Lava flow on Stromboli volcano in March 2007.
Lava flow on Stromboli volcano in March 2007.
A new lava flow eruption at Stromboli volcano has started today. The webcam of INGV suggests that the vent is the NE crater which seems to have overflowed and is feeding a flow down over the 2003 lava plateau and the Sciara del Fuoco and has reached the sea already.
This new eruption is not entirely surprising given the unusally high level of activity in the recent time, when lava seemed to be high up inside the conduit.
The last lava flow on the Sciara del Fuoco was in March 2007.
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Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011
A lava flow is active from the SE vent of Stromboli volcano. The lava flow is confined to the crater terrace, but indicates very high levels of magma inside the conduit. [more]
Saturday, Aug 07, 2010
After several weeks of closure, the access to the summit of Stromboli for guided tours has been reopened. It is mandatory to be accompanied by one of authorized guides. [more]
Monday, Jul 05, 2010
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. ... [more]
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]

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