Etna, new major event on October 23


On the early  morning of Saturday 23 October, Mount Etna restarts in style. The South East crater had been showing signs of unrest for many days, with increasing tremblings and small lava fountains visible during the night. Everything was accelerated in the night between Friday 22 and Saturday 23. Until the start of yet another […]

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Etna replies to the La Palma eruption of Canary


Etna does not allow itself to be “second” to any other volcano in the world! That is what Cumbre Vieja, on the Spanish island of La Palma – Canary archipelago – learned the hard way. It started a spectacular eruption on the afternoon of Sunday 19th September. The lava came out of a fracture that […]

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Mt Etna’s new top record, the South East Crater


We had written about it last week, and South East Crater – SEC – is the protagonist once again. It has a new unique record, today: it is the highest top of Mt Etna. This happened at the beginning of August, in the middle of the warmest and most tiring Sicilian summer. Mount Etna produced […]

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South East Crater and how it changed in time


Our excursions “to the summit craters” of Etna for two years now have to deal with the angry reactions of the new landlord: the South East Crater, better known by the English acronym SEC. What was once a tiring but fascinating trip, always within safe limits, has now become a rare event. Because it is […]

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