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Etna volcano (Italy), activity update: new brief explosive activity on 10-11 Nov, mountain calms down

Sun, 12 Nov 2006, 14:52
14:52 PM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER

While the 2800 and 3050 m vents continued to be active and aliment their lava flows, a new, weak phase of strombolian activity and ash emission was observed at the SE crater from late evening of 10 Nov lasting until around noon of 11 Nov.
On 12 Nov, the flows from the 3050 m vents had probably died out (we are not sure, but have no reports of activity from these flows any more as of today), probably during the night 11-12 Nov, while the 2800 m vent continues to emit its lava (flowing inside the tube most of the time).

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