Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Volcanic eruption Mount Etna, Italy (2015-12-08)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-12-08 19:37:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-12-03 06:00:00 Event type: Other

Activation reason:
In the early morning of 3rd December, a series of violent explosions with large ash emission occurred on Mount Etna, Italy. Ongoing volcanic activities are located in the north eastern sector (Linguaglossa and Castiglione di Sicilia Municipalities). According to the information available, some damage have occurred.

Reference products: 2 Delineation products: 4 Grading products: 2

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Volcanic eruption Mount Etna, Italy (2015-12-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-12-08
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

37.9673749524° N, 15.1742759829° E, 37.6211189289° S, 14.835906541° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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