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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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Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update

Saturday May 25, 2013 16:52 PM | BY: T

Explosion from the NE vent of Stromboli on the INGV webcam
Explosion from the NE vent of Stromboli on the INGV webcam
Corresponding thermal image of the same explosion (INGV webcam)
Corresponding thermal image of the same explosion (INGV webcam)
Activity continues at moderately elevated levels. Spectacular explosions especially from the NE crater can often be seen on the webcam as well.
Previous news
Strombolian eruption from the NE vent (21 May 2013)
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Explosive activity at Stromboli is currently at normal to moderately high levels, but the magma column has obviously dropped considerably compared to previous weeks, as there are no longer lava overflows. We observed the volcano during the past days and found a total of 8 active vents in the crater terrace, out of which 4 were showing their typical different strombolian activity: ... [more]
Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Monday, May 20, 2013
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. [more]
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]
 

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