Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Stromboli volcano (Italy): elevated activity from at least 7 vents
Wednesday Jan 02, 2019 11:11 AM | BY: T
Spattering from the main NE vent today (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
The activity at the volcano remains above average. Our colleague Marc Szeglat (www.vulkane.net) reported that continuous spattering, in addition to sometimes relatively strong strombolian explosions, can often be seen from from the NE vent.
Several active vents in the crater terrace as seen on INGV's thermal Pizzo cam (image: INGV Catania)
A total of at least 7 vents are currently active (spattering, strong degassing and/or explosions) in the crater terrace.
The alert status of the volcano had been raised last week.
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018
Following an increase in activity detected at the volcano, Italian Civil Protection raised the alert level from "green" to "yellow", pointing out that the volcano is in "an unstable situation" and should be monitored more closely. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
The activity at the volcano remains impressive, with frequent explosions of varying size from several vents, often at intervals of only few minutes. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
Over the past weeks, the frequency of explosions at the volcano has significantly increased. ... [more]
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Eruptions from Stromboli's NE crater continue to be impressive, with heights reaching up to 200-300 m above the vent. The attached picture is an example of a moderate explosion we observed during our ongoing tour yesterday evening from a viewpoint on Bastimento, at about the same elevation from a few 100 m to the east. [more]
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The activity at the volcano is at moderate levels and has been increasing over the past days, according to the local mountain guides. ... [more]