On November 28 I was alert
Category Archives: Volcanic activity
Etna November 17 2013
Etna again November 11 2013
She is Back! Etna Volcano Erupted Again
Yes, She is back with a big show! Today Etna erupted again and
Etna eruption April 12 2013
Etna volcano erupted again begining its activity on april 11st in the night ending on April 12nd 2013.
Stromboli Volcano – New eruption
On 10 January Sezione di Catania – Osservatorio Etneo reported that since the morning of 23 December 2012 overflowing lava from vents lying just below the rim of the northernmost explosive vent on Stromboli’s crater terrace generated small lava flows that traveled down the N and NW sectors of the Sciara del Fuoco. In addition, the rapid accumulation of spatter during intense explosive activity often generated small flows that were accompanied by numerous landslides. Major lava flows occurred on 23 December (traveling N), during 25-27 December (traveling NW), and on 7 January (traveling NW).
During the intervals between the main effusive episodes, lava was extruded at extremely low rates from the vents, resulting numerous incandescent blocks descending the Sciara del Fuoco. Sometimes small lava flows advanced for a few tens of meters before disintegrating into blocks, such as on the morning of 10 January 2013. In all cases, the effusion of lava was preceded, and often accompanied, by intense explosive activity on the crater terrace.
A report on 15 January noted that intermittent emissions of small lava flows from the crater terrace continued, sometimes accompanied by landslides caused by the sliding and rolling of loose rock material on the steep slope of the Sciara del Fuoco.
Source: Sezione di Catania – Osservatorio Etneo http://www.ct.ingv.it/