Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): increased activity
Fri, 21 Feb 2020, 19:0919:09 PM | BY: T
The activity of the volcano has increased during the past days and is classified as "high", with very frequent and often strong strombolian explosions from several vents.
Eruption of Stromboli this evening, showering the Sciara del Fuoco with incandescent scoria (image: LGS webcam from Punta Labronzo)
Data analysis shows that some explosions are accompanied by strong acoustic pressure waves (up to 4 bar) and send lava bombs flying with initial exit speed of 47 m/s. Seismic activity includes so-called long period events reflecting internal magma movements.
Fri, 7 Feb 2020, 12:46
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels with little changes during the past weeks. ... Read all