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stratovolcano 926 m
Eolian Islands, Italy, 38.79°N / 15.21°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Persistant (near-constant) activity since at least 2-3000 years. Most recent effusive (lava flow) eruptions from Dec. 2002-July 2003, March 2007, Aug-Oct 2014.
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Small explosive (strombolian) eruptions, typically every 20-30 mins. Intermittently, ca. every 2-20 years, minor effusive eruptions (lava flows); on average 2-5 times per year larger explosions.
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Stromboli volcano (Italy): activity level decreases to moderate

Tuesday Jan 29, 2019 13:07 PM | BY: T

Small strombolian eruption at Stromboli this afternoon (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Small strombolian eruption at Stromboli this afternoon (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Activity index of Stromboli (image: LGS)
Activity index of Stromboli (image: LGS)
The activity at the volcano has decreased again to average "moderate" levels.
Strombolian explosions continue to occur frequently from multiple vents, but their frequency and size has decreased compared to earlier this month. The same is true for the overall seismic activity of the volcano.
Previous news
Strong eruption from Stromboli's western vent this evening
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits. ... [more]
Strong explosion from Stromboli's NE vent this evening (image: Il Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019
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. ... [more]
Bright explosion from Stromboli's NE crater this evening (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Monday, Jan 07, 2019
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. ... [more]
Stromboli in violent eruption this evening (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
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. ... [more]
Strong explosion from Stromboli's NE vent early this morning (image: INGV Catania)
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
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. ... [more]

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