Etna, paroxysm 8: update


It happens at around noon on  March 2nd, yet another surprise from Mount Etna. A rapid rise in the tremor, the announcement live by the INGV and shortly thereafter the South East Crater was again the protagonist of a paroxysm – the eighth – once again of considerable power. Lava fountains pushed to great heights, […]

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Mt Etna update on February 27th and 28th


After a week of fire and lava, explosions and violent tremors, Mount Etna hasn’t expressed anything for 48 hours. A silence that amazes and leaves the many “fans” waiting with cell phones in hand, but it does not upset the INGV volcanologists that much. There is a break, perhaps even a long one. It could […]

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Etna goes on with the sixth paroxysm


Sixth paroxysm of Mt. Etna, as everyone expected and hoped for. Less than 24 hours later, after the paroxysm of the night between 22 and 23 February 2021, Etna resumes the show. Now it has no restraint, it decides, leaves and gives a show with different scripts from time to time. On the evening of […]

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Etna Eruption 2021: Current Situation


Without brakes, but with a now constant pace, Mount Etna continues its  daily eruptions. In the late evening of today, Monday 22 February 2021, the volcano thunders again in the dark. The INGV press release brings the time of 22:56 when it informs everyone that: “there is an increase in frequency and intensity of Strombolian activity at the South East Crater, with […]

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