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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.comLava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
 

Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update: lava flow reaches sea

Thursday Apr 18, 2013 08:54 AM | BY: T

Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
The activity continued throughout the night and the lava flow has reached the sea at the base of the Sciara del Fuoco. At the moment, the new flow has decreased but remains weakly active and tremor elevated.
Previous news
Webcam image of the new lava flow on Stromboli this evening
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
The new lava flow is well alimented and has reached several hundred meters down on the Sciara del Fuoco. Explosive activity continues as well. [more]
The new lava flow on the upper Sciara del Fuoco this evening
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
A new larger lava flow from the NE vent has started this afternoon to descend the Sciara del Fuoco, accompanied by glowing rockfalls and strong tremor. The eruption was preceded by very large strombolian explosions during the morning. [more]

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
A late addition - photos of the lava overspills and lava flows on Sciara del Fuoco during the first half of January. [more]
Strombolian eruption from NW crater today (INGV thermal webcam)
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
Activity has remained more or less unchanged. Explosions, sometimes strong continue from several vents,and small amounts of viscous lava overspills the rims of the NE crater. [more]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli with an eruption from the NW vent (INGV)
Friday, Apr 12, 2013
Activity remains elevated. Lava continues to overspill from the lips of the NE crater, showing that the magma column stands high inside the conduit. Frequent strombolian explosions are reaching heights of 2-300 m and the tremor signal is strong again today. [more]
 

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