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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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Stromboli volcano eruptions:
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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Stromboli volcano (Italy): eruption today kills at least one person

Wednesday Jul 03, 2019 18:49 PM | BY: T

The large eruption column from Stromboli's eruption today rising approx. 5 km, and ash plumes from a pyroclastic flow down the Sciara. Image taken from neighboring island of Panarea, courtesy of Marco Ortenzi via twitter (@mortenzi)
The large eruption column from Stromboli's eruption today rising approx. 5 km, and ash plumes from a pyroclastic flow down the Sciara. Image taken from neighboring island of Panarea, courtesy of Marco Ortenzi via twitter (@mortenzi)
Unfortunately, today's eruption has also claimed at least one life.
According to news reports a tourist was killed by a falling bomb and another one was injured.
Recommended reading: A Deadly Explosion Just Rocked Italy's Stromboli Volcano - Here's What Happened (Forbes)
Previous news
Wednesday, Jul 03, 2019
View of the eruption column at Stromboli volcano (image: Francesca Utano / VolcanoDiscovery)
A series of at least two very large explosions occurred this afternoon at the volcano. They probably rank among the largest recorded at the volcanoes in decades. ... read all
Friday, Apr 19, 2019
Ash plume from an eruption at Stromboli a few minutes ago (image: Francesca Utano)
The activity at the volcano remains stable, fluctuating between low to moderate levels. Strombolian explosions occur at rates of few minutes interval on average from several vents in the crater terrace. read all
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
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. read all
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
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

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