Italy’s Mount Etna is going to collapse into the sea creating a giant tsunami

Moving one and a half inches a year sounds pretty slow, but it’s lightning quick for a mountain. It’s also exactly how quickly Sicily’s great Mount Etna is sliding into the Ionian Sea. At over 10,000 feet in elevation, Mount Etna is Italy’s largest active volcano, but it’s slowly being humbled as it sinks deeper into the water around it. Now, in a paper published Wednesday in Science Advances, scientists explain why the massive monument is sliding into the sea — and warn locals of a potentially disastrous collapse…..Read More

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