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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 (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update: decreasing trend continues

Thu, 21 Nov 2019, 15:00
15:00 PM | BY: T
Eruption of Stromboli volcano this morning (image: LGS webcam at Punta Labronzo)
Eruption of Stromboli volcano this morning (image: LGS webcam at Punta Labronzo)
Activity level of Stromboli during the past 3 months (image: LGS)
Activity level of Stromboli during the past 3 months (image: LGS)
The activity at the volcano has continued to decreased overall during the past weeks, and is now described as "medium":
It is characterized by frequent strombolian-type explosions of small to moderate size mainly from the NE and occasionally also from the central-western vents, with an average of 18 per hour.
Tremor and degassing levels have been comparably low and no other significant variations of monitored parameters have been found recently.
Previous news
Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 08:25
Medium-sized eruption from the western vent of Stromboli last night (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
The activity at the volcano has slowly decreased overall during the past weeks and is now described as medium on the LGS activity scale. ... read all
Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 07:10
Moderate explosion from Stromboli volcano earlier this morning (image: INGV thermal cam)
The activity at the volcano continues to be elevated overall, but has been decreasing slowly during the past weeks. ... read all
Fri, 30 Aug 2019, 13:00
The major eruption of Stromboli last night (image: LGS)
Yesterday evening, activity at the volcano increased again significantly (after having dropped a bit during after the paroxysm on Wed 28 Aug): ... read all
Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 05:37
Thermal view of the upper Sciara and NE crater area this morning (image: INGV Catania thermal webcam)
The lava overflow on the upper NE part of the Sciara which had been active following the paroxysm of yesterday seems to have mostly ceased during the night. read all
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 19:47
The lava flow in the northern part of Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening (image: LBZ webcam)
Following today's paroxysm, which surely has again significantly changed morphology of the crater terrace, a new lava flow started to descend on the upper Sciara del Fuoco from the NE vent area. ... read all
 

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