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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) activity update

Monday Apr 08, 2013 14:51 PM | BY: T
Seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
Seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
No significant changes have occurred recently. The seismic signal shows medium tremor levels with phases of medium to high values, and there are frequent (about 10 per hour), sometimes quite powerful strombolian explosions from the various active vents. Small amounts of lava sometimes overspill from the NE vent.
Previous news
Thursday, Apr 04, 2013
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
Seismic activity remains elevated and accompanies strong explosions, mainly from the NE vent. No recent lava overflows occurred. ... read all
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
Tremor and explosion signals have further increased today, but no significant new lava overflows have occurred. ... read all
Monday, Apr 01, 2013
Stromboli's NE crater with glowing bombs on its flanks from an explosion (INGV webcam)
The NE crater continues to produce spectacular and relatively large explosions of bursting lava bubbles. Tremor as well is elevated. ... read all
Saturday, Mar 30, 2013
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
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013
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

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