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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. 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 update:

Friday Feb 27, 2015 18:11 PM | EC

Strong Strombolian explosion on Feb 15th (INGV Catania)
Strong Strombolian explosion on Feb 15th (INGV Catania)
Strombolian activity from the summit vents continues slowly to increase but always below normal levels.
In the morning of Feb the 15th a brief but energetic series of 7-8 strong explosions occurred less than 2 minutes:it was characterized by the most powerful explosion observed since the end of the effusive activity.
(Source: INGV Catania latest reports)
Previous news
Ash plume from a strombolian explosion at Stromboli this afternoon
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
The currently weak, sporadic strombolian activity from the summit vents increased during the past night when explosions became more frequent. A small peak in otherwise low tremor occurred a day earlier (9 Feb). [more]
Emissions of gas from Stromboli volcano (INGV Catania)
Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
No strombolian activity has been observed recently, only rare emissions of hot gas and diluted ash occur from time to time at the summit vents. ... [more]
Strong degassing and small explosions from Stromboli's summit vents yesterday (INGV Catania)
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
Activity has remained low - there is no lava effusion. At the vents in the summit craters, there are occasional small explosions and strong degassing. ... [more]
Strombolian acttivity at the summit vents of Stromboli (INGV)
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
Occasional mild strombolian explosions occur from the summit vents. Very weak lava effusion also continues, at least intermittently from the vent at 650 m elevation. (Source: INGV Catania latest report) [more]

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