Mt Etna, new eruption from Voragine and North East craters


For two weeks now, the lucky inhabitants of the western side of Mt Etna are watching  the new eruption from the crater Voragine. It is one – and the most active – of the two huge holes inside the former Central Crater and the eruption started from a small  fracture. The lava fountains have become […]

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Mt Etna, the eruption of July 27 is over


(photo above: Grazia Musumeci – photo in the article by Massimo Tamajo Fotografo Naturalista) The spectacular eruption that resulted from the nth fracture of the New South East Crater lasted less than 24 hours. In addition to the continuous emissions of gas and ash, a copious river of lava started from the new vent, which […]

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Mt Etna, a new eruption starts on July 19


UPDATE FROM INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY– The eruption has ended on July 21st A new eruption has just started on Mt.Etna. By the dawn of July 18th, the great Sicilian volcano had begun to show signs of nervousness. The volcano, which however had not been quiet for some time, had manifested the first flashes due to […]

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