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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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Booking.com Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
 

Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update

Thursday Apr 25, 2013 15:08 PM | BY: T

Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Activity remains elevated, with magma filling the NE crater to the rim and sometimes relatively strong explosions. No significant new overflows have occurred since the last update.
Previous news
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013
The small lava flow issuing from the breached NE crater continues, but has not progressed much. Frequent glowing rockfalls descend the Sciara del Fuoco. [more]
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Monday, Apr 22, 2013
Magma stands high inside the conduits. A small overflow is occurring from the NE crater. The lava flow reaches about 100 meters length at the moment. Tremor and explosion signals are moderate to elevated. [more]
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
Activity remains elevated, but the new lava flow is no longer much alimented at the moment. ... [more]
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013
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. [more]
Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013
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. [more]
 

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