We have several free spaces for (hiking) tours to the summit area of Etna in small groups (max 8 persons) on 16 and 17 June. The excursions are accompanied by a certified mountain guide and a volcanologist from our team (Dr. Tom Pfeiffer) and will aim to approach volcanic activity if present and the most interesting volcanic features. ...
Since 11 May, Etna has been in an unusual state of activity. At remarkably regular intervals of approx. 8 hours, the "saddle vent", located between Etna's old and new Southeast Crater, has been producing more than 20 brief episodes of mild strombolian activity, each accompanied by a short-lived increase in volcanic tremor amplitude. The episodes are further characterized by the absence of strong degassing. ...
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
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) (18 quakes)
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