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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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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): intense activity, short-lived lava flow on Sciara del Fuoco

Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 11:25
11:25 AM | BY: T
Strong eruption from Stromboli's NE vent and a weak lava overflow
Strong eruption from Stromboli's NE vent and a weak lava overflow
Lava overflow on Sunday (image annotated by Culture Volcan)
Lava overflow on Sunday (image annotated by Culture Volcan)
A lava overflow erupted from the NW hornito on Sunday and traveled approx. 200 m down the Sciara del Fuoco. This followed a particularly intense phase of activity at this vent, marked by frequent and strong explosions and continuous spattering.
Smaller, short-lived overflows have occurred from the same vent since, and activity remains high, with many explosions from several vents:
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Previous news
Fri, 20 Jun 2014, 10:03
Towards the end of May 2014, activity at Stromboli volcano strongly increased as the magma level inside the conduit rose considerable. We present a selection of images from 9 and 10 June. ... read all
Tue, 17 Jun 2014, 17:40
Eruption from Stromboli's NE vent and small lava overflow today (INGV thermal webcam)
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. A small lava overflow from the NE crater occurred today and an increase in tremor was reported. ... read all
Thu, 12 Jun 2014, 09:49
Two simultaneous strong explosions from the NW (l) and NE (r) vents at Stromboli on 9 June
The activity at the volcano has strongly increased since about 2 weeks ago. Our group tour visited Stromboli during 8-11 June and observed at least 14 active glowing vents. It appears that the magma level has once again risen to very near the surface of the crater terrace. ... read all
Tue, 1 Apr 2014, 00:09
Recently discovered dinosaur footprints in volcanic ash layers on a remote island volcano challenge the widely accepted theory that dinosaurs got extinct 65 million years ago. Some of them might have survived for much longer. ... read all
Mon, 27 Jan 2014, 20:57
Some impressions of Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) in late Oct / early Nov 2013, taken during our recent tours ... read all

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