Powerful new paroxysm at Etna’s Southeast Crater, Italy

Powerful new paroxysm at Etna’s Southeast Crater, Italy

A new powerful paroxysmal eruptive episode (lava fountaining) took place at Etna volcano, Italy on July 14, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 10:22 UTC. Estimated volcanic cloud height rose to more than 9 km (29 500 feet) above sea level at 11:43…

Powerful paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna, Italy

Powerful paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna, Italy

A new powerful paroxysmal episode started at Etna's Southeast Crater, late July 1, 2021, and lasted approximately 120 minutes. This was the 5th paroxysm since June 25 and the first since June 28. Strombolian activity at the Southeast Crater resumed at 22:40 UTC…

Increase in explosive activity, lava fountain night at Etna volcano, Italy

Increase in explosive activity, lava fountain night at Etna volcano, Italy

Three episodes of strong lava fountaining took place at Etna volcano since 20:20 UTC on May 25, 2021, generating an eruptive column up to 7.6 km (25 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red on 7 occasions since UTC midnight on May 25,…

Another episode of lava fountaining at Etna, Italy

Another episode of lava fountaining at Etna, Italy

Strombolian activity increased again at Etna's Southeast Crater at 23:34 UTC on May 20, 2021, with the eruptive cloud moving in the SE direction. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 00:58 UTC on May 21 and lowered back to Orange at 03:07. The volcanic…

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…