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Stromboli volcano
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. Paroxysm 3 July 2019
Typical eruption style:
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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Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Italy): activity back to low-normal levels, summit access reopened

Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 03:19
03:19 AM | BY: T
Strombolian eruption at Stromboli early on 21 Mar 2019 (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Strombolian eruption at Stromboli early on 21 Mar 2019 (image: INGV Catania webcam)
During the past weeks, activity has gradually decreased to the volcano's typical low to normal levels of activity.
It consists of intermittent small to moderate strombolian explosions, at irregular intervals (few to tens of minutes, typically) from several vents. Access to the summit has been reopened for tours accompanied by certified mountain guides.
Previous news
Tue, 29 Jan 2019, 13:07
Small strombolian eruption at Stromboli this afternoon (image: INGV Catania webcam)
The activity at the volcano has decreased again to average "moderate" levels. read all
Sun, 20 Jan 2019, 22:06
Strong eruption from Stromboli's western vent this evening
The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits. ... read all
Tue, 15 Jan 2019, 19:29
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. read all
Mon, 7 Jan 2019, 10:32
Bright explosion from Stromboli's NE crater this evening (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
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
Stromboli in violent eruption this evening (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
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
 

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