Stromboli volcano (Italy): activity back to low-normal levels, summit access reopened
Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 03:1903:19 AM | BY: T
During the past weeks, activity has gradually decreased to the volcano's typical low to normal levels of activity.
Strombolian eruption at Stromboli early on 21 Mar 2019 (image: INGV Catania webcam)
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.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019, 13:07
The activity at the volcano has decreased again to average "moderate" levels. read all
Sun, 20 Jan 2019, 22:06
Stromboli volcano (Italy): frequent and strong explosions from 6 vents, observation report from close
The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits. ... read all
Tue, 15 Jan 2019, 19:29
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
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