Mount Etna in Sicily gave fire show

January 24, 2013. Since the second half of last Tuesday and ending Wednesday morning, volcano Etna Sicily suit most real fire show. Emissions of lava and ash accompanied buzz that could be heard for several kilometers from the epicenter of the eruption.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, the activity observed in the new crater on the southeast side of Mount Etna, according to the portal "Italy in Russian." The daily lives of local residents, as well as the work of a new airport eruption Etna had no impact.

It clarifies the "Wikipedia" Etna — It is an active stratovolcano located on the east coast of Sicily, close to Messina and Catania. This is the highest active volcano in Europe. At present, the height of Mount Etna is 3329 m above sea level.

In mid-January the coast Sicily occurred eruption island-volcano Stromboli, which is part of the Eolian archipelago. Lava flowed from the crater in the sea. The rapid eruption subsequently replaced by a giant cloud of smoke emission.

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