Mount Etna, new fracture and lava stream on May 2022


Mount Etna had announced a new event in preparation by the continuous oscillation of the volcanic tremor line. Since the beginning of  May, the line of vibrations had been rising and falling continuously, suggesting another violent paroxysm on the way. Instead, once again the unpredictable volcano amazed its “fans” – both locals and tourists – […]

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Let’s learn something about pyroclastic flows


When we talk about pyroclastic flows, two terrifying images come to mind: Mount Vesuvius in Italy and Mount Nevado del Ruiz in Colombia. We know about the first one, and the eruption that buried Pompeii, only thanks to the chronicles written in ancient times. The second, instead, erupted in 1985 and the world witnessed live […]

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Etna again on eruption on February 21st


Surprisingly, Mount Etna sets off a great new paroxysm, in the late morning of February 21st. Semi covered by clouds, the volcano was affected by a very rapid rise of magma that gave off high fountains of lava and a notable pyroclastic cloud that rose several kilometers above the craters. Pushed by the north-west wind, […]

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