Mount Etna’s new show on 11-17 June


Etna resumes an activity that has never really been interrupted. After a few days of “well-deserved rest” between one paroxysm and another, the show starts again. And every time more, without rules. As in the case, for example, of the eruption that has been affecting the area of ??the South East Crater since 11 June […]

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Mt Etna on a crazy 24-hour eruption


Mount Etna often changes style and modality of manifestation of its volcanic phenomena and therefore should not surprise yet another revolution. But it is surprising, indeed, because it is still not possible to interpret. Really this volcano sometimes seems “alive and reasoning”, with a decision-making autonomy that displaces everyone. Back in activity a few weeks […]

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Mount Etna’s new eruption “greets” singer Franco Battiato


The dawn of May 19th on Mount Etna started with a weird eruption. Not even volcanologists expected it, it came so suddenly and almost without any warning signal. As the note released by Dr. Boris Behncke of the INGV indicates: “A completely unexpected and slightly different episode of lava fountains. Surprisingly, around midnight (local time) […]

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Mount Etna back to the April Fool show


Etna changes again and again, it becomes unpredictable. After two months of continuous paroxysms, at the rate of one every fifty hours, by mid-March it seems to have subsided. Long pauses, even of five or seven days, between one eruptive event and another. And each new event lasts up to fifteen hours, instead of the […]

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