Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:
Stromboli volcano (Italy): activity back to low-normal levels, summit access reopened
Thursday Mar 21, 2019 03:19 AM | BY: T
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.
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
The activity at the volcano has decreased again to average "moderate" levels. ... [more]
Stromboli volcano (Italy): frequent and strong explosions from 6 vents, observation report from close
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits. ... [more]
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]
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]
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]