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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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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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Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EXPLOSION AT SUMMIT CRATER OBS VA DTG: 28/1100Z

Wednesday Aug 28, 2019 11:15 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 11:11 UTC, 28/08/19 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190828/1056Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: STROMBOLI 211040
PSN: N3847 E01512
AREA: ITALY
SUMMIT ELEV: 924M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/04
INFO SOURCE: INGV, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: EXPLOSION AT SUMMIT CRATER
OBS VA DTG: 28/1100Z
OBS VA CLD: N3900 E01405 - N3930 E01500 - N3830 E01530 - N3755
E01435 - N3900 E01405 MOV E 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1700Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/2300Z NOT PROVIDED
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/0500Z NOT PROVIDED
RMK: SIGNIFICANT ASH EMISSION
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190828/1230Z
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Previous news
Today's explosion at Stromboli; note the impacts of bombs on the upper slopes (image: Francesca Utano / VolcanoDiscovery)
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Another major explosion has occurred at the volcano minutes ago at 12:18 local time. ... [more]
Eruption at Stromboli volcano this morning (image: LGS webcam at Punta Labronzo)
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
The level of activity at the volcano remains very high, with little significant changes during the past days: ... [more]
Strong strombolian eruption at Stromboli last night (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Monday, Aug 19, 2019
The activity of the volcano continues at very high levels, perhaps even increasing somewhat compared to the previous week. ... [more]
Eruption and glow from Stromboli's lava flow (hidden in view) on the southern Sciara (image: LGS)
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019
Activity at the volcano remains very high. Frequent and often strong strombolian eruptions occur from several active vents in the crater terrace. ... [more]
Above: strombolian eruptions from the northern vent cluster at Stromboli; below: ash-rich eruption from the cinder cone in the CS crater area (image: INGV Catania)
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains elevated and has not changed much, although it appears to have decreased a bit during the past days. ... [more]

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