Elevated activity continues at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A sharp increase in Strombolian activity was observed from all of the craters of Stromboli volcano, Eolian Islands – Italy, on June 22, 2014. The activity still remains elevated. A high level of magma causes continuous spattering and many strombolian eruptions from several vents on the crater terrace. Time-lapse of this activity from the INGV Pizzo webcam during June 28-29, 2014. Video courtesy of Volcano Discovery.Image credit INGV-OE Catania. June 29, 2014.During the week of June 18 – 24, 2014, INGV reported two episodes of effusive activity at Stromboli, one on June 17 and another on June 22.Activity on 17 June occurred in the morning within the central part of the crater terrace (Bocca S2) and included explosive spattering. This activity lasted for a few hours and… »

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