New eruptive episode begins at Mount Etna, Italy

New eruptive episode begins at Mount Etna, Italy

A new eruptive episode began at Italy's Mount Etna shortly after 20:00 UTC on April 13, 2017. The new phase started 2 hours after a sudden increase in volcanic tremor. It comes after three days of calm. INGV reports that lava was pouring from three vents during…

Earthquake swarm detected under Etna volcano, Italy

Earthquake swarm detected under Etna volcano, Italy

An earthquake swarm has started under Italy's Etna volcano during the early morning hours of January 30, 2017. The swarm is located on the volcano's southwestern slope, INGV-OE reports. The observatory added it detected about 60 shocks by 11:45 UTC, with…

New eruptive activity at Italy’s Etna volcano

New eruptive activity at Italy’s Etna volcano

Mild Strombolian activity accompanied by frequent small ash emissions is occurring at Etna's Southeast Crater (SEC) over the past couple of days, INGV reports. This new eruptive activity marks the return of magma to the surface after almost 8 months of eruptive…

New lava flows observed on the Sciara del Fuoco, Stromboli volcano – Italy

New lava flows observed on the Sciara del Fuoco, Stromboli volcano – Italy

Two new lava overflows occurred from the NE vent of Stromboli volcano – Aeolian Islands, Italy, last evening and this morning, July 10, 2014.Similar as during the previous episodes, the flows were the result of surges in magma supply, quickly descended the upper pa

Spectacular eruption of Mt.Etna – twelfth time this year

Spectacular eruption of Mt.Etna – twelfth time this year

The Mount Etna volcano in Sicily, Italy, erupted for the twelfth time this year on Monday.Throughout 2011, activity at Sicily’s Mount Etna has been characterised by paroxysms: short, violent bursts of activity. Each event has included volcanic tremors, ash

New paroxysm at Mount Etna

New paroxysm at Mount Etna

Throughout 2011, activity at Sicily’s Mount Etna has been characterized by paroxysms: short, violent bursts of activity. Each event has included volcanic tremors, ash emissions, and lava flows centered around the New Southeast Crater, just below the summit.On