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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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Booking.com Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
 

Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update

Mon, 1 Apr 2013, 18:47
18:47 PM | BY: T
Stromboli's NE crater with glowing bombs on its flanks from an explosion (INGV webcam)
Stromboli's NE crater with glowing bombs on its flanks from an explosion (INGV webcam)
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
The NE crater continues to produce spectacular and relatively large explosions of bursting lava bubbles. Tremor as well is elevated.
Previous news
Sat, 30 Mar 2013, 11:19
Small lava overflow from the NE crater of Stromboli (thermal webcam, INGV Catania)
Activity remains elevated. A small lava overflow has started from the NE crater, accompanied by relatively strong tremor and explosion signals visible on the seismic signal. ... read all
Wed, 27 Mar 2013, 12:17
Today's seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
It seems that activity has shifted a bit from effusive to explosive. The tremor signal has shown an increase today and includes very powerful explosion signals. On the other hand, lava overflows from the NE vent have decreased during the past days. ... read all
Sat, 23 Mar 2013, 07:27
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli with dust from rockfalls on the Sciara (INGV)
An increase in activity has occurred today. Lava overspills wide area of the rims of the NE crater, causing lava overflows and numerous rockfalls descending down the Sciara del Fuoco. read all
Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 15:58
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Magma levels inside the conduit of the NE vent remain very high, shown by frequent small overspills. Tremor is elevated and mixed with small to moderate explosion signals. ... read all
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 15:43
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Tremor remains elevated and small amounts of lava continues to spill over the rims of the NE crater. The big question is when a larger breach will occur and larger amounts of lava can exit to form a flow until the sea... ... read all
 

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