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Climbing Stromboli volcano
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Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
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
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.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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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Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
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