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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. Paroxysm 3 July 2019
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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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Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): again lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco

Thursday Jul 10, 2014 06:36 AM | BY: T
Lava flow on Stromboli this morning
Lava flow on Stromboli this morning
Lava overflow last evening
Lava overflow last evening
Two new lava (over-)flows occurred from the NE vent last evening and this morning. Similar as during the previous episodes, the flows were the result of surges in magma supply, quickly descended the upper part of the Sciara del Fuoco, and then stopped:

It almost appears that these peaks of activity are following each other at intervals of 2-3 days.
Previous news
Tuesday, Jul 08, 2014
View onto the Sciara del Fuoco (INGV webcam)
Similar as during the last times, activity is fluctuating. After a few hours of increased lava effusions, it dropped and the new lava overflow creased again yesterday evening. ... read all
Monday, Jul 07, 2014
New lava overflow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this morning (INGV thermal webcam)
After a weekend with comparably low activity and no lava overflows, a new surge of lava effusion has started and a small lava overflow is again active on the upper Sciara del Fuoco. The surge of the magma caused a partial collapse of the NE hornito (N2 vent) at 05:35 UTC, producing an impressive avalanche resembling a pyroclastic flow. read all
Saturday, Jul 05, 2014
Thermal image of the northeastern vents and the upper Sciara del Fuoco (INGV Catania)
Activity decreased again last night, and the latest lava flow (almost) stopped. Very weak lava effusion continues from the NE hornito vent ("N2" in INGV Catania's nomenclature) at the time of this update. ... read all
Friday, Jul 04, 2014
A second, powerful surge of lava, again from the NE vent, started short time ago and has been feeding a new lava flow that quickly descended several 100 meters the upper Sciara del Fuoco (s. video below). ... read all
Friday, Jul 04, 2014
Stromboli's new lava flow this morning (INGV webcam)
A new and relatively well-fed lava flow started to flow onto the Sciara del Fuoco early this morning (from around 4:45 local time). The vent of the overflow is again the NE hornito. read all
 

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