Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): increased strombolian activity
Thursday May 18, 2017 07:17 AM | BY: T
Strong explosion from Stromboli's NE vent this morning (Il Vulcano a Piedi webcam from Bastimento)
The activity at Stromboli has recently increased a lot. During our ongoing tour to Stromboli and Etna, Marco Fulle reported that eruptions have been occurring at intervals of 5-10 minutes, most often from the two northeastern vents (towards the Stromboli village side), but also the central and western vents are active as the below time-lapse video shows.
Eruption from the western vent (Il Vulcano a Piedi webcam from Bastimento)
Many explosions were of moderately large size and ejected lava bombs higher than the observers' position on Pizzo, i.e. more than 200 m above the vents.
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
The activity at the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean" has been much more intense recently than during most of the year. ... [more]
Friday, Oct 21, 2016
The activity of the volcano has increased considerably since about a week ago and is now again at moderate to high levels, similar sometimes to many periods prior to the 2014 effusive eruption. ... [more]
Monday, Oct 10, 2016
The activity at the volcano is currently at comparably low levels. After a short-lived increase in frequency and average size of explosions during September, the typical strombolian activity has again decreased. ... [more]
Monday, May 23, 2016
Friday, May 13, 2016
Following a phase of very low activity during most of March-April (often with several hours between small explosions only), activity has picked up again and strombolian-type explosions, mainly from the western and eastern vents in the crater terrace, have been more regular. ... [more]