A new eruption of the volcano Etna in Italy threw ash to a height of 9 kilometers

After a little more than a three-week break, the volcano Etna, on the morning of September 21, 2021, once again produced a violent lava eruption, known as a paroxysm, from its SW crater.

At 4:20 a.m. local time, the volcanic tremor suddenly began to intensify dramatically.

At 8:15 a.m. ash eruptions from New SE Crater were seen, and at 8:55 a.m. Strombolian explosions began, generating a plume of ash that quickly rose to a height of 4,500 meters.

This activity continued to increase, and around 9:55 a.m. lava fountaining began, which formed a high column of ash about 9,000 meters high, drifting east-east.

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