Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two new effusive vents have opened up on the flank of Etna’s Southeast Crater on May 29, 2022. The effusive rate is currently low. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange.

Lava flow eruption at Etna, tremor at high levels and rising, Italy

Lava flow eruption at Etna, tremor at high levels and rising, Italy

An eruptive fracture opened on the northern flank of Etna’s Southeast Crater on the evening of May 12, 2022, after series of ash emissions. This led to the production of a small lava flow whose front reached the northern base of the crater. The flow is still active and producing ash- and steam-rich plumes as of early Saturday morning, May 14.

Strong eruption at Etna, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Italy

Strong eruption at Etna, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Italy

A new paroxysmal eruptive episode started at Etna volcano, Italy at 11:27 UTC on February 21, 2022. This is the second paroxysm at Etna in 2022. Strong strombolian activity, with ash cloud moving toward SE started at the volcano at 11:15 UTC today, forcing Etna…

Eruption at Etna volcano ejects ash up to 9 km (29 500 feet) a.s.l., Italy

Eruption at Etna volcano ejects ash up to 9 km (29 500 feet) a.s.l., Italy

Heavy ash emissions were observed at Etna's Southeast crater since 06:15 UTC on September 21, 2021, where strombolian activity resumed at 06:55 UTC. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 07:10 UTC and lowered back to Orange at 09:30. Strombolian activity…

Etna grows to record height of 3 357 m (11 014 feet), Italy

Etna grows to record height of 3 357 m (11 014 feet), Italy

With approximately 50 paroxysmal eruptive episodes since February 16, 2021, Mount Etna has increased its height to a record 3 357 m (11 014 feet). Eruptive events that took place in 2021 have accumulated significant amounts of pyroclastic material and lava layers on…