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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

Monday May 20, 2013 06:56 AM | BY: T

Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Over the past days, Stromboli has returned to normal levels of activity with frequent, mostly small to medium-sized explosions and low to medium tremor. Small lava overflows and frequent rockfalls still occur.
Previous news
Seismic signal  from Stromboli this morning (STR8 station, INGV)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Activity has remained generally elevated and seems to have increased yesterday. Current seismic recordings show strong explosion signals and an increase in tremor. A small lava overflow is currently visible from the NE crater. [more]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lava continues to intermittently flow over and out of vents at the rim and the base of the NE crater. Yesterday, the active flow front had reached about half way down the Sciara, local guides reported. ... [more]
Lava overflow on the Sciara del Fuoco (INGV thermal webcam)
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
After decreasing a bit yesterday, the overflow of lava from the NE vents has gained in strength this morning again, accompanied by constant rockfalls, relatively strong explosions and higher tremor. [more]
New lava overflow on the Sciara del Fuoco (INGV thermal webcam)
Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Spattering and lava effusion have increased from the NE hornito, feeding a new relatively large sustained lava flow on the Sciara del Fuoco. [more]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Monday, Apr 29, 2013
Activity has decreased a bit yesterday, but strong explosions and small lava overflows from the NE crater rim and a vent at the outer flank continued, accompanied by frequent rockfalls on the Sciara. At the moment, activity seems to be increasing again. [more]
 

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