Major lava flow started at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A major lava flow started today, August 7, 2014, at Stromboli volcano, Italy. A new vent opened at 05:16 UTC at the NE base of Sciara del Fuoco scarp, lava quickly covered the entire plateau and descended.INGV Catania reports that in a short time lava flows reached the sea in several fronts. The activity was accompanied by numerous landslides.#stromboli #eolie #eruzione #live pic.twitter.com/x33QoVsAvJ— Alessandro (@il_Bongiorno) August 7, 2014Different from the overflows during July and yesterday evening, this time, the northern side of the NE crater was affected. First, it seems that a significant collapse occurred, accompanying the opening of a new effusive located at the northern base or flank of the NE crater. How much of the crater itself was affected is difficul… »

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