INGV monitoring the fumaroles at Vulcano, Italy

INGV monitoring the fumaroles at Vulcano, Italy

Due to the recent upgrade of alert level for Vulcano volcano in Sicily, Italy from Green to Yellow, researchers of the Palermo Section of the INGV have increased their monitoring of the volcano. On October 12, they sampled gases at four high-temperature fumaroles on…

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…

Major explosive event at Stromboli volcano, Italy

Major explosive event at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A major explosive eruption took place at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 20:09 UTC on August 1, 2021. This is the second larger than usual explosion at the volcano since July 28. Analysis of the event indicated that the eruptive activity produced a significant emission…

Etna enters August with a violent paroxysmal eruptive episode

Etna enters August with a violent paroxysmal eruptive episode

Etna entered August 2021 with continued growth at its Southeast Crater and impressive paroxysmal eruptive episode, the first since July 20. Strombolian activity at the crater gradually intensified into lava fountaining by 21:22 UTC on July 31. The episode lasted…

Strong explosive eruption at Stromboli volcano, Italy

Strong explosive eruption at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A strong explosive eruption took place at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 14:47 UTC on July 28, 2021. The explosion was energetically more intense than usual, INGV-OE said. Volcanic products were radially dispersed in the crater area with fallout along the Sciara del…

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…