Color Code Raised To Red At Etna As Two New Fissures Appear

Two new eruptive fissures have opened early May 30, 2019, on the northern and southeastern sides of the New Southeast Crater, producing strombolian activity and small lava flows. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 11:21 UTC. Volcanic ash is rising between 3.5 and 4 km (11 500 to 13 120 feet) above sea level.

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Etna eruption may 30 2019. Picture by Boris Behncke

Two new eruptive fissures have opened early May 30, 2019, on the northern and southeastern sides of the New Southeast Crater

They produced strombolian activity and small lava flows.

The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 11:21 UTC after volcanic ash reached an altitude between 3.5-4km (11 500 to 13 120 feet) above sea level.

On December 24, 2018, another flank eruption, the first in nearly 11 years, began at Mount Etna, forcing officials to raise the Aviation Color Code to Red. The last significant activity at the volcano took place in February 2019, when the Aviation Color Code was raised to Red and ash has caused partial closure of the Catania International Airport.

Original Article:http://strangesounds.org/2019/05/new-strong-eruption-of-etna-volcano-sends-volcanic-ash-between-3-5-and-4-km-11-500-to-13-120-feet-in-the-air-aviation-color-code-to-red.html

Read More:Mount Etna Activity Increases Dramatically- Is Super Eruption Imminent?

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