Source: Volcano Discovery - Update Tue 19 Feb
New paroxysm from New SE crater
The strombolian activity progressively increased and merged into lava fountains at around 04h40 local time. A lava flow descended into Valle del Bove and reached about 2600 m elevation on the slope north of Sierra Giannicola Picola. The eruption ended rapidly by about 06h30.
This marks the first "true" paroxysm this year, very similar to the spectacular ones during 2011-12, but comparably weaker than these.
Tremor signal from Etna (INGV)
The characteristic tall tremor peak
Tremor is rising and probably, this means that some strombolia
n activity is present in either New SE crater or Bocca Nuova, but visibility is poor due to bad weather.
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