Etna volcano erupts again after 6 weeks of relative calm, Italy

Etna volcano erupts again after 6 weeks of relative calm, Italy

Strong strombolian activity resumed at Etna's Southeast Crater at 00:21 UTC on May 19, 2021, and evolved into the 18th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16 and the first since April 1. The entire event lasted about 5 hours. Strombolian activity…

16th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna since February 16, Italy

16th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna since February 16, Italy

Strombolian activity resumed at Etna's Southeast crater at 19:05 UTC on March 23, intensified at around 20:30 UTC, and evolved into lava fountaining by 22:00 UTC. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 20:46 UTC on March 23. This is the 16th paroxysmal…

15th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy

15th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy

The morning of March 19, 2021, brought another paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy — the 15th since February 16. The Aviation Color Code was raised to red at 08:16 UTC. The tremor started increasing at around 06:30 UTC and soon reached a high-level…

14th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna since February 16, Italy

14th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna since February 16, Italy

Strombolian activity at Etna volcano, Italy intensified again at 00:55 UTC on March 17, 2021, and evolved over the next couple of hours into the 14th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 02:26 UTC and lowered…

13th eruptive paroxysmal episode at Etna in 30 days, Italy

13th eruptive paroxysmal episode at Etna in 30 days, Italy

Etna's 13th eruptive paroxysmal episode since February 16 started late on March 14, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 22:36 UTC and lowered back to Orange at 07:09 UTC, March 15. Strombolian activity increased at 20:10 UTC on March 14 and…

Ash rises up to 9 km (29 500 feet) a.s.l. after 11th paroxysm at Etna, Italy

Ash rises up to 9 km (29 500 feet) a.s.l. after 11th paroxysm at Etna, Italy

Strombolian activity at Etna's Southeast Crater intensified again at 18:35 UTC on March 9, 2021, and reached the fountain phase between 23:00 UTC and midnight on March 10. This was the 11th paroxysmal eruptive episode at the volcano since February 16. Ash column…

8th paroxysm starts at Etna volcano with very strong ash emission, Italy

8th paroxysm starts at Etna volcano with very strong ash emission, Italy

The 8th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16 has started at Etna volcano around 13:00 UTC on March 2, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 12:39 UTC. In VONA released at 13:17 UTC, Etna Volcano Observatory reported very strong ash emission…