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Small ash emission from the SE crater
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Since last Monday the SE crater is showing small signs of activity again. During last nights weak sporadic glowes were seen from the depression on the eastern slope of the crater and starting this morning small ash emissions are occurring intermittently from the top of the crater. ... [more]
Steam ring blown from Etna's Voragine crater this morning (image:Radiostudio7 webcam)
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
The volcano remains restless although no one knows what will come next. After a few weeks of "total silence", tiny ash emissions started again to occur from the SE crater since 9 July, volcanologist Dr Boris Behncke total reported on facebook. This activity, which could represent small but deep-seated explosive activity inside the SE crater's conduits, has been continuing over the past days, with a slight increase yesterday (see video below). ... [more]

Location map of Italy's most active volcanoes (Etna, Stromboli, Vesuvius, Vulcano, Lipari, Campi Flegrei)
Location map of Italy's most active volcanoes (Etna, Stromboli, Vesuvius, Vulcano, Lipari, Campi Flegrei)

Snow-covered Etna volcano with the fresh lava flows from 2002/03
Snow-covered Etna volcano with the fresh lava flows from 2002/03

 

Etna volcano

Complex stratovolcano Currently about 3329 m (changing due to eruptive activity and collapse of its crater rims), Sicily, Italy, 37.75°N / 14.99°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (44 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Fri, 15 Dec 14:07 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Fri, 15 Dec
Fri, 15 Dec 03:50 UTCM 1.9 / 10.8 km - [info]Etna (19 km) - Sicily, Italy5 km W Bronte (CT)
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INGV
Fri, 15 Dec 03:28 UTCM 1.6 / 11.1 km - [info]Etna (18 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km W Bronte (CT)
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INGV
Fri, 15 Dec 03:23 UTCM 2.1 / 14 km - [info]Etna (18 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km W Bronte (CT)
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INGV
Thu, 14 Dec (13 earthquakes)
Thu, 14 Dec 20:35 UTCM 1.9 / 8.5 km - [info] (32 km)Costa Catanese (Catania)
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INGV
Thu, 14 Dec 18:34 UTCM 1.7 / 3.2 km - [info]Etna (12 km) - Sicily, Italy3 km N Ragalna (CT)
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INGV
Thu, 14 Dec 11:51 UTCM 1.2 / 4.8 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy0.9 km SE from La Montagnola (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 10:50 UTCM 1.1 / 5.4 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy0.7 km E from Monte Centenari (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:48 UTCM 1.4 / 4 km - [info]Etna (4 km) - Sicily, Italy0.5 km E from La Montagnola (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:43 UTCM 1.1 / 4.8 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy1.4 km N from Case del Vescovo (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:23 UTCM 1.0 / 2.9 km - [info]Etna (4 km) - Sicily, Italy1.6 km E from P.zi Deneri (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:20 UTCM 1.2 / 5.4 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy1.2 km E from La Montagnola (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:19 UTCM 1.6 / 4.3 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy0.7 km SE from La Montagnola (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 09:11 UTCM 2.0 / 1.1 km - [info]Etna (2 km) - Sicily, Italy10 km W Zafferana Etnea (CT)
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INGV
Thu, 14 Dec 06:38 UTCM 1.1 / 3.6 km - [info]Etna (7 km) - Sicily, Italy1.3 km SW from Monte Zoccolaro (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 04:40 UTCM 0.9 / 2.7 km - [info]Etna (11 km) - Sicily, Italy1.0 km NW from Tarderia (CT)
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INGV CT
Thu, 14 Dec 03:32 UTCM 0.9 / 0.8 km - [info]Etna (8 km) - Sicily, Italy1.6 km E from Monte Nero (CT)
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INGV CT
Wed, 13 Dec (6 earthquakes)
Wed, 13 Dec 23:50 UTCM 1.1 / 8.8 km - [info]Etna (13 km) - Sicily, Italy2.1 km N from Santa Venerina (CT)
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INGV CT
Wed, 13 Dec 19:41 UTCM 1.2 / 5.3 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy1.8 km SE from Case del Vescovo (CT)
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INGV CT
Wed, 13 Dec 14:34 UTCM 1.0 - [info]Etna (10 km) - Sicily, Italy1.7 km SE from Contrada Feliciosa (CT)
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INGV CT
Wed, 13 Dec 11:24 UTCM 1.0 / 3.7 km - [info]Etna (6 km) - Sicily, Italy1.3 km E from M. Denza (CT)
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INGV CT
Wed, 13 Dec 10:37 UTCM 1.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Etna (7 km) - Sicily, Italy8 km NE Ragalna (CT)
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INGV
Wed, 13 Dec 10:34 UTCM 1.4 / 6.3 km - [info]Etna (7 km) - Sicily, Italy1.5 km SE from Rifugio Sapienza (CT)
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INGV CT
Tue, 12 Dec
Tue, 12 Dec 21:05 UTCM 1.9 / 6.4 km - [info] (42 km)1 km E Torrenova (ME)
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INGV
Tue, 12 Dec 20:11 UTCM 3.1 / 4.9 km - [info] (42 km)Costa Siciliana nord-orientale (Messina)
I FELT IT
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INGV
torrenova / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tue, 12 Dec 10:27 UTCM 2.6 / 7.4 km - [info] (43 km)1 km NW San Marco d'Alunzio (ME)
I FELT IT
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INGV
Tue, 12 Dec 09:47 UTCM 1.4 / 7.2 km - [info] (35 km)5 km E Librizzi (ME)
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INGV
Tue, 12 Dec 07:07 UTCM 1.3 / 4.6 km - [info]Etna (12 km) - Sicily, Italy1.1 km S from Monte S. Leo (CT)
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INGV CT
Mon, 11 Dec
Mon, 11 Dec 14:48 UTCM 1.4 / 7.1 km - [info]Etna (14 km) - Sicily, Italy3.0 km W from Monte Minardo (CT)
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INGV CT
Mon, 11 Dec 01:34 UTCM 1.5 / 3.6 km - [info]Etna (10 km) - Sicily, Italy1.9 km SW from M. Parmentelli (CT)
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INGV CT
Sun, 10 Dec
Sun, 10 Dec 16:22 UTCM 1.6 / 9.8 km - [info]Etna (7 km) - Sicily, Italy8 km N Ragalna (CT)
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INGV
Sun, 10 Dec 11:02 UTCM 1.6 / 4.5 km - [info]Etna (4 km) - Sicily, Italy7 km W Milo (CT)
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INGV
Sat, 9 Dec (9 earthquakes)
Sat, 9 Dec 22:22 UTCM 1.0 / 2.3 km - [info]Etna (5 km) - Sicily, Italy1.2 km NE from Monte Centenari (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 17:53 UTCM 0.7 / 1.6 km - [info]Etna (10 km) - Sicily, Italy2.0 km SE from Contrada Feliciosa (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 16:40 UTCM 0.8 / 1.9 km - [info]Etna (10 km) - Sicily, Italy2.5 km SW from M. Parmentelli (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 15:14 UTCM 0.9 / 2.3 km - [info]Etna (10 km) - Sicily, Italy1.9 km SW from M. Parmentelli (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 07:18 UTCM 1.6 / 19.8 km - [info] (39 km)5 km SW Alcara li Fusi (ME)
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INGV
Sat, 9 Dec 05:39 UTCM 0.6 / 0.5 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy1.9 km W from M. Parmentelli (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 05:31 UTCM 0.8 / 2.8 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy2.3 km W from M. Parmentelli (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 04:21 UTCM 1.5 / 0.7 km - [info]Etna (8 km) - Sicily, Italy1.1 km S from M. Intraleo (CT)
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INGV CT
Sat, 9 Dec 00:09 UTCM 1.2 / 5 km - [info]Etna (4 km) - Sicily, Italy0.6 km E from La Montagnola (CT)
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INGV CT
Fri, 8 Dec
Fri, 8 Dec 20:06 UTCM 1.7 / 0.8 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy1.2 km NW from Piano Pernicana (CT)
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INGV CT
Fri, 8 Dec 18:27 UTCM 1.2 / 0.5 km - [info]Etna (8 km) - Sicily, Italy1.0 km S from M. Intraleo (CT)
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INGV CT
Fri, 8 Dec 18:24 UTCM 1.6 / 0.8 km - [info]Etna (8 km) - Sicily, Italy0.9 km SE from M. Intraleo (CT)
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INGV CT
Fri, 8 Dec 16:53 UTCM 1.0 / 10.7 km - [info]Etna (9 km) - Sicily, Italy6 km E Bronte (CT)
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INGV

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