Mt. Etna, the big eruption goes on


It seems like a big eruption the one that started at dawn on May 30th from the summit of volcano Etna.  A “surprise” for everyone, even for the volcanologists who by now expected anomalous or lateral eruptions. In fact, however, the volcano is “exploiting” some of the fractures that opened last December 24th to emit […]

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Etna: fire show at the end of summer


Etna had got us well used to this, recently! Between 2014 and 2016, fast eruptions followed one another every three months or so, with spectacular fountains of fire that attracted crowds of tourists from all over Europe. All this ended suddenly in April 2017 when the last eruption was no longer followed by other events […]

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Etna update – 12 April 2014 – Eruption


12.04.2012 In the afternoon of the 12th April 2012, it came at the New Southeast Crater of Mount Etna once an outbreak, the 24th since the start of the eruptive phase, in January 2011 and the 6th in the current year. The event was after a interval of 10 days of relative calm and was like […]

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Mt. Etna update – Eruption 2014


Read what happened at the moment on Mount Etna. We report on outbreaks, tremor and scientific knowledge. We show and explain to you video footage, pictures and seismographic records. ——————————- update 23.04.2012 In den späten Abendstunden des 23. April 2012 ist wieder einmal zu einer kurzen Aktivität des “Neuen Süd-Ost Kraters” gegeben. Die 25. in Folge seit Januar 2011 und […]

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Etna update – 01. April 2012 – Eruption


update April 01, 2012 Every 14 days again … In the early morning hours of 1 April 2012, there was a new episode of lava fountaining from the “new South-East Crater” (New CSE) of Mount Etna, this year now in its fifth times. Also this time it came to high lava fountains, several milesfrom a high column […]

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