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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): lava flow reaches the sea

Wed, 10 Jul 2019, 20:32
20:32 PM | BY: T
Active lava flow on Stromboli seen yesterday evening (image: www.weathersicily.it / facebook)
Active lava flow on Stromboli seen yesterday evening (image: www.weathersicily.it / facebook)
View of the Sciara from the eastern end (Punta Labronzo); the lava flow is not well visibe from this perspective, but one can see the glow (image: LBZ webcam)
View of the Sciara from the eastern end (Punta Labronzo); the lava flow is not well visibe from this perspective, but one can see the glow (image: LBZ webcam)
A lava flow is active on the western Sciara del Fuoco and according www.weathersicily.it reached the sea yesterday evening. However, as of today, while it is still active, its effusion rate seems to have decreased and probably no longer reaches the shore.
It emerges from an effusive vent on the southwestern extremity of the crater terrace.
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Previous news
Wed, 10 Jul 2019, 10:14
Strombolian eruption from Stromboli this morning (image: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
The volcano's activity has been increasing during the past days and is now categorized as "very high". ... read all
Sat, 6 Jul 2019, 08:51
Strombolian eruption this morning from Stromboli's western vent (image: Vulcani a piedi webcam)
Activity at the volcano remains intense, but as typical for the volcano: Several vents, most notably the collapsed western and northeastern ones show very frequent moderate to strong strombolian explosions and near-continuous spattering. ... read all
Fri, 5 Jul 2019, 09:38
Comparison of the crater area of Stromboli before (l) and after (r) the massive explosion of 3 July (images: Vulcano a Piedi webcam)
The volcano is showing its normal activity, with frequent strombolian explosions of mostly moderate size from various vents. read all
 

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