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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): continuing lava flow, lava reaches sea again

Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 16:27
16:27 PM | BY: T
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
The lava flow in the new channel at the eastern side of the Sciara del Fuoco remains well alimented. After a calmer weak, it is now again reaching the sea, at least intermittently.
Previous news
Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 23:22
View onto the upper part of the lava flow early on the 10th of August, showing the trajectory of the lava from the vent down onto and across the plateau before it flows down the Sciara del Fuoco. Only the vent at the origin and the overflow from the plateau are visible from the 400 m webcams.
After fluctuating and unstable effusive activity during the last few days, the vent seems to have once again increased its magma effusion rate and triggered a new pathway for the lava to flow down the upper part of the Sciara del Fuoco. ... read all
Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 08:49
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
The lava flow continues to be active, but the effusion rate has been more and more unstable and fluctuates a lot. This results in lava flows taking different (often overlapping) paths on the upper portion of the Sciara del Fuoco. ... read all
Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 16:26
Lava continues to flow from the fissure vent at the base of the NE crater. Compared to the first week, the effusion rate has become more unstable, causing several surges and intervals of strongly decreasing activity. ... read all
Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 15:41
The active lava flow on Stromboli's upper Sciara del Fuoco (INGV thermal webcam)
Lava flow activity continues. However, the recent surge in lava effusion seems to have considerably lost strength compared to yesterday. ... read all
Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 19:50
Lava flow on Stromboli this evening (INGV Sciara del Fuoco webcam)
The eruption continues with no significant change, but lava effusion seems to have increased. Several secondary active branches formed on the upper part of the new lava flow field and are visible on webcam images. ... read all
 

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