Stromboli volcano (Italy) activity update: frequent strombolian explosions, large part of crater missing

Fri, 5 Jul 2019, 09:38
09:38 AM | BY: T
Comparison of the crater area of Stromboli before (l) and after (r) the massive explosion of 3 July (images: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Comparison of the crater area of Stromboli before (l) and after (r) the massive explosion of 3 July (images: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Typical strombolian explosion this morning (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
Typical strombolian explosion this morning (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
The volcano is showing its normal activity, with frequent strombolian explosions of mostly moderate size from various vents.
Comparing images from before and after the 3 July explosion is impressive: a large section of the crater terrace, including the prominent cinder cone in its northern part, is now missing (see image attached).

Previous news

Wed, 3 Jul 2019, 19:20
Strombolian eruption this evening from Stromboli's western vent and the active lava flow (image: Vulcani a piedi webcam)
As night falls, one can see strong glow from the craters and continuing frequent, typical strombolian explosions of medium to large size (but within the levels of activity often observed at the volcano). ... Read all
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