Mount Etna eruption from Voragine crater

Mount Etna eruption from Voragine crater on May 18th 2016 is the first eruption of Etna in 2016 and second one since the last paroxysm of Voragine crater on 6 December 2015.

Mount Etna eruption from Voragine crater on 18 May 2016

Mount Etna eruption from Voragine crater on 18 May 2016, seen from SW

 

tremor signal during the Voragine paroxysm on May 2016

Tremor signal during the Voragine crater eruption on May 2016

 

Etna eruption on May 18, 2016. Ash clouds (purple arrow) from la Voragine crater, lava flow (red arrows) and a phreatic-magmatic explosion (yellow arrow) by interaction between lava and snow.

Mount Etna eruption on May 18, 2016. The erupting Voragine crater as seen from Etna volcano western slope. Ash clouds (purple arrow) from la Voragine crater, lava flow (red arrows) and a phreatic-magmatic explosion (yellow arrow) by interaction between lava and snow.

 

A detail of a phreatic-magmatic explosion

A close up of a phreatic-magmatic explosion