As of 2014, the two most recent flank eruptions of Italy's Mount Etna were in 2014 and in 2008 to 2009. Etna is one of the world's most active volcanoes, with nearly constant lava flow and related geologic activity. More »

Mount Etna erupts and is active because it lies on the subduction fault boundary between the African and Eurasian tectonic plates as well as the fault between the African and the Ionian microplate. The Ionian plate is ti... More »

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Mount Etna first began erupting approximately 500,000 years ago. More recent eruptions have left calderas, craters and ash deposits. For instance, the Ellittico Caldera is only 14,000 to 15,000 years old. Eruptions throu... More »

Noxious fumes and tremendous amounts of ash and molten lava spewed from Mount Etna in 1669 and killed more than 20,000 Sicilians. Just prior to this eruption, an associated earthquake killed an additional 15,000 people. More »

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Mount Etna erupts and is active because it lies on the subduction fault boundary between the African and Eurasian tectonic plates as well as the fault between the African and the Ionian microplate. The Ionian plate is ti... More »

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As of June 2014, the last time Mount Etna erupted was January 2014. The eruption was the first of the year 2014 and was caused by formation of a new crater on the southeastern volcano that resulted from the 2013 eruption... More »

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Mount Etna first began erupting approximately 500,000 years ago. More recent eruptions have left calderas, craters and ash deposits. For instance, the Ellittico Caldera is only 14,000 to 15,000 years old. Eruptions throu... More »