Violent lava fountains at Etna, ash rises up to 10 km (32 800 feet) a.s.l., Italy | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Violent lava fountains at Etna, ash rises up to 10 km (32 800 feet) a.s.l., Italy

Increased activity continues at Etna volcano, Italy, with numerous violent paroxysmal eruptive episodes and ash rising up to 10 km (32 800 feet) above sea level. Over the past couple of days, the Aviation Color Code was mostly Red.

Strombolian activity at the Southeast Crater increased again at 23:50 UTC on June 24. This activity gradually evolved into lava fountaining by 01:00 UTC on June 25. A lava overflow was recorded at 01:15 UTC, spreading in an SW direction.

Lava fountaining episode ended at 01:48 UTC but weak Strombolian activity continued.

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