Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): activity decreases back to normal levels
Friday Jan 19, 2018 10:29 AM | BY: T
Small eruption at Stromboli this morning (image: INGV webcam from 400 m viewpoint)According to visual monitoring through webcams, reports by friends on the island and from volcanologist involved, activity at the volcano has decreased recently and is now back at average levels, with frequent small to moderate sized strombolian explosions.
Larger explosions, however, can always occur at any time and with no warning.
Friday, Jan 12, 2018
A very strong explosion seems to have occurred last night around 21:00 local time, friends of ours who are currently on the island reported. Thomas H. who at the time was in a house near the port (east side of island) wrote: ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017
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. ... [more]
Friday, Dec 15, 2017
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. ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 02, 2017
Another unusually powerful explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday morning, similar (but not quite as strong) as the one from 23 Oct. ... [more]
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017
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. ... [more]