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Activity in progress at the Central crater of Etna 02/12/2015


Over the last few weeks weeks, the strombolian activity inside the Voragine crater, one of the four summit craters of Etna, lasted without relevant changes. The activity became noticeable by its intense explosions and changeable frequency, with larger red-hot lava ejections, sometimes accompanied by minor amounts of volcanic ash, in some cases, the chunks have […]

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Snow on Etna Volcano


The first snow has fallen on Mount Etna. This year, earlier than usual, the summit shines in us bright white. This weekend winter has also started in Sicily. The volcano has its own special fascination now. Frozen water on a black background! And all of a sudden the “island where the lemons bloom” becomes a […]

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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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Etna update – 18. March 2012 – Eruption


update 18 March 2012   This morning at 05.00 clock it started again and after three hours all was over. After two weeks of relative calm Mount Etna erupted again and again, there was lava fountains at the new-south-east crater. In the early hours of 03/18/2012 has started is the 22 Eruption (since January 2011) […]

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Etna update – 8 February 2012 – eruption


Update February 8, 2012 / 23:00 Already on 06.02.2012 it rumbled back inside the “new South-East Crater” with small fountains and some ash. On 08 FEBRUARY, against 19:30 clock could be recognized by recording an increase of tremor. Later, around 21.30 local time clock, you could see the lava fountains on the first thermal imaging […]

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