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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

Thursday Apr 18, 2013 19:23 PM | BY: T
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
Current seismic signal from Stromboli (ST8 station, INGV)
The lava flow continues to be alimented, but effusion rate has apparently dropped and only the upper portion of the flow seems currently active. The seismic signal shows strong eruption tremor and continuous rockfall signals.
Previous news
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013
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. ... read all
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
Webcam image of the new lava flow on Stromboli this evening
The new lava flow is well alimented and has reached several hundred meters down on the Sciara del Fuoco. Explosive activity continues as well. ... read all
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
The new lava flow on the upper Sciara del Fuoco this evening
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
Strombolian eruption from NW crater today (INGV thermal webcam)
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. ... read all

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