Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): new lava flow stops, activity remains elevated
Sat, 16 Dec 2017, 10:0510:05 AM | BY: T
Yesterday's lava flow was only short-lived. The overflow from the crater terrace over the northeastern crater rim stopped in the evening. Volcanic activity (strombolian explosions) remains elevated as the magma continues to stand high in the conduits.
Thermal image of the crater area this morning, showing yesterday's lavva flow now cooling (image: INGV Catania)
The current situation of the volcano resembles the one from January 2013 when lava frequently over-spilled the crater rims, producing numerous smaller and larger lava flows on the upper Sciara del Fuoco.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017, 14:48
A new lava flow has appeared at the volcano. Since today, lava started to overflow from the vents in the northeastern crater area and the new flow is now slowly advancing in the upper Sciara del Fuoco. ... read all
Thu, 2 Nov 2017, 12:05
Another unusually powerful explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday morning, similar (but not quite as strong) as the one from 23 Oct. ... read all
Sun, 22 Oct 2017, 12:05
A strong explosion occurred at the volcano this afternoon at 16:04:40 local time. An ash plume of several hundred meters was produced that quickly dissipated. ... read all
Sun, 22 Oct 2017, 08:00
When observed yesterday evening during our ongoing tour to Italy's volcanoes, activity at the crater of the volcano was at low to moderate levels. Compared to June-July, the activity of the volcano had decreased a lot during the past months, but the configuration remained essentially the same. ... read all
Sun, 18 Jun 2017, 17:49
During the first part of June, activity at Stromboli volcano was one of the most intense periods during several years. At most times, up to 6 or 7 vents were active, most notably the two eastern vents, closely followed and sometimes surpassed by the two western vents. read all