Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Aug 2014: Stromboli
Sat, 9 Aug 2014, 21:0021:00 PM |
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The lava effusion continues at decreasing, but still considerable rate. When seen yesterday evening, only one channel, 5-10 m wide was still entering the sea at 10 m wide front, while there had been up to 7 branches reaching the shore in the area west of or partially covering the 2007 lava delta. Small explosions were occurring at the sea entry.
Stromboli's lava flows yesterday night
Several lava branches were still weakly active on the upper Sciara, causing many incandescent rockfalls.
It appears that a part of the NE flank of the NE crater has collapsed and that the new effusive vent is located at its northern base, at approx. 700 m elevation. Thus, being lower than the summit vents, it is able to effectively drain the upper part of the volcano's plumbing system, which explains why no explosions were observed at the summit craters.
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