Stromboli volcano (Italy): elevated activity continues
Tue, 15 Jan 2019, 19:2919:29 PM | BY: T
Strong explosion from Stromboli's NE vent this evening (image: Il Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
The activity remains at similar, high levels as during the past week: Near-continuous spattering is being observed from the new cinder cone in the NE crater where the magma column seems to be very near its rim.
Volcanic activity index (image: LGS)
In addition, several active vents produce frequent, often relatively strong strombolian explosions. Friends from the island living near the ferry pier in Scari (E side) reported hearing sometimes very loud detonations.
Mon, 7 Jan 2019, 10:32
The activity remains very intense at the volcano. Continuous spattering and sometimes very strong, lava-rich explosions occur from the NE summit vents in particular. ... read all
Sat, 5 Jan 2019, 23:23
The activity at the volcano has further increased this evening: several vents in the summit area are active at once, in particular the NE cluster of vents where a new cinder cone is growing and continuous lava spattering as well as larger strombolian explosions with plenty of red hot lava spatter ejected to probably more than 200 m height occur. ... read all
Thu, 3 Jan 2019, 11:10
The activity at the volcano remains high. A series of quite strong explosions from the NE vent could be seen on the webcam placed on the 400 m viewpoint on the Sciara del Fuoco. read all
Wed, 2 Jan 2019, 11:11
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. ... read all
Wed, 26 Dec 2018, 14:44
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. ... read all