Mount Etna erupts in Sicily

Eruption of Etna

The eruption from the crater was accompanied by the release of volcanic ash and a flow of lava, which flowed down the slopes of the volcano.

On the Italian island of Sicily on the evening of Tuesday, February 16, Mount Etna woke up. Because of this, Catania International Airport has suspended its work, the agency reports. ANSA.

It is noted that the eruption from the crater on the southeastern slope was accompanied by the release of volcanic ash and lava flow.

An increase in volcanic activity was recorded by the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology at 16:10 local time (17:10 Kiev time).

The source of the tremors is located at a depth of about 2,900 – 3,000 meters. Increased tremor is accompanied by violent infrasonic activity with high-amplitude signals.

As you know, Etna is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. Since 1950, it has erupted several dozen times.

As a reminder, in mid-December 2020, Etna erupted.

It was previously reported that volcano Fuego began to erupt behind a tourist… A Guatemalan decided to meditate on the mountain and witnessed a volcanic eruption, which he filmed.

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