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Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Nov 2013: Etna

Tuesday Nov 12, 2013 17:03 PM |

Current tremor signal (ESLN station, INGV Catania)
Current tremor signal (ESLN station, INGV Catania)
Large explosion lava bubble at Etna's New SE crater this evening
Large explosion lava bubble at Etna's New SE crater this evening
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Strombolian activity at the NSEC ceased during the night, and the lava flows from the last paroxysm are no longer active today. Tremor has returned to low levels.
...11 Nov:
Intense strombolian activity continues at the New SE crater. When observed this afternoon and evening, mild to strong explosions have occurred at intervals of few seconds to minutes. Sometimes, they could be described as spattering, while at other times, large and noisy detonations caused by large bursting bubbles sent glowing lava bombs into circular paths several hundreds meters height and distance. An effusive vent remains weakly active at the upper eastern flank of the cone.
Tremor levels had rapidly decreased at the end of the fountaining of the paroxysm, but not completely dropped. (often at intervals
Previous news
Current tremor amplitude (ECPNZ station, INGV Catania)
Monday, Nov 11, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The awaited new paroxysm of Etna's NEW SE crater started last night and is still in full progress. Unfortunately, a snow storm above the summit area prevents detailed observations, but judging from the seismic signal, this eruption is unusually long and intense (and still growing at the time of updating). Ash fall has been reported from villages to the E/NE (Zafferana, Milo etc), where the plume is carried to by strong Libeccio winds. ... [more]
Current tremor amplitude (ECPNZ station, INGV Catania)
Sunday, Nov 10, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Strombolian explosions (sometimes relatively large) from the New SE crater continued with little changes. Tremor levels show a no indication whether or not a new paroxysm is going to occur soon. A very slow rising trend is visible over the past week. ... [more]
Explsion from Etna's New SE crater this afternoon
Saturday, Nov 09, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): A relatively large explosion has occurred some minutes ago. Volcanic tremor still doesn't show a clear trend. ... [more]
Strombolian eruption from NSEC this night
Friday, Nov 08, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosions from the New SE crater continued over night and this morning, although their frequency and size has decreased. Tremor levels have remained essentially unchanged and are still low. ... [more]
Explsion from Etna's New SE crater in the afternoon
Thursday, Nov 07, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Intermittent strombolian explosions continue to occur every 10-15 minutes from the New SE crater. Tremor levels are fluctuating with no clear tendency (yet). ... [more]

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