Etna’s paroxysm overview

Since the beginning of this year, Inge B. has kept track of all of Etna’s activity this year and has submitted a summary to keep track of all this for everyone. By now, we have seen a dozen of paroxysms and several other instances of activity at various craters, so it is easy to see…

Etna paroxysm of 2013-02-23

Etna has done it again. The 5th paroxysm of this sequence of paroxysms has produced the most spectacular fountaining of this sequence and one of the most spectacular views in a long time. Around 18:30 local time (17:30 GMT) it was noticed the volcanic tremor was rising, and not much later the first strombolian activity…