Etna volcano update: Impressive SO2 plume from latest paroxysm drifting over Ionian Sea and Greece
Mo, 2. Aug 2021, 04:3504:35 AM | VON: T
The SO2 aerosol plume from the volcano's latest paroxysm during the night Saturday-Sunday can be traced drifting over the Ionian Sea and Greece now, extending more than 430 km east.
SO2 plume from Etna's 31 Jul-1 Aug eruption seen on Sentinel-2 satellite data (image: @DlrSo2/twitter):
Note that the automatic association of "Stromboli" as the volcano culprit in the image attached is wrong; the plume is from Mt Etna - the system tries to match the closest active volcano, which is usually, but like here not always the source of the emission.
So, 1. Aug 2021, 18:46
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