Stromboli

Stromboli is a 926m high active stratovolcano located on Eolian Island, Italy. It is among the most famous volcanoes in the world and it is known for its regular explosions throwing out glowing lava from many vents inside its summit crater. Its most violent eruptions occurred in 1919, 1930, 2003 and 2019.

Location: Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy
Coordinates: 38.793614, 15.214749
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

 

Stromboli's location

Stromboli Volcano News:

 

2020: Stromboli remains active, with ongoing explosive activity.

 


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Sromboli's Eruptive History

Pre 1990's Stromboli has been in a state of constant eruption for over 5000 years.
1990's Frequent incandescent tephra eruptions. Periods of both quiet and intense activity.
2000-2010 2001: Major eruption ejected material reached hundred of meetings away and killed a visitor. 2002: Landslides generated multiple tsunamis. 2009: Lava flows observed
2017 Significant lava flows into the ocean.
2018 Activity continues from five separate vents.
2019 Two major eruptions July 2 and August 28.  A hiker near the summit was killed.
2020 Persistent Strombolian explosions continue.

 


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Images of Stromboli Volcano

 

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For monitoring of Stromboli, please refer to the INGV.

 


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