Fri. Apr 16th, 2021
Mount Etna's fiery eruptions seen from space (satellite photos)

Mount Etna erupts, as seen from house on Feb. 18, 2021.  (Picture credit score: Landsat knowledge from the U.S. Geological Survey)

Mount Etna has been spewing lava throughout Sicily for weeks throughout a sequence of eruptions captured by a slew of Earth-orbiting satellites.

Etna, essentially the most lively volcano in all of , has been in a state of eruption since 2011. The latest series began on Feb. 16. The volcano erupted that day, once more on Feb. 18 after which once more between Feb. 20 and 23. Throughout these eruptions, fountains of lava shot excessive into the night time sky, reaching 0.four miles (0.7 kilometers) excessive earlier within the month and getting 0.9 miles (1.5 km) over the volcano’s summit later within the month.

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