Tag: Sicily

Erupting Mount Etna volcano sparks EARTHQUAKE in Sicily, injuring ten and sending panicked villagers fleeing their homes as cracks appear in the street

A quake triggered by Mount Etna’s ongoing eruption jolted eastern Sicily before dawn Wednesday, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes. Italy’s Civil Protection officials said the quake, which struck at 3.19am, was part of a swarm of some 1,000 tremors, most of […]

Mount Etna: 4.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Sicily

An ongoing eruption of Mount Etna, Europe’s biggest and most active volcano, has triggered a 4.8-magnitude earthquake that injured 28 people and damaged buildings in the early hours of Wednesday. The quake was the biggest since the volcano came to life again on Monday with hundreds of small and […]

Italy earthquake: Sicily rocked by 4.8 magnitude quake

ITALY has been rocked by an earthquake that injured dozens of people and wrecked buildings close to an active volcano. According to initial findings from firefighters, no significant structural damage has been sustained. In Biancavilla, Santa Maria di Licodia and Adrano there were reports of collapsed old rural houses […]

Molten lava gushes out of Sicily’s Mount Etna volcano

Molten lava is seen spewing from Mount Etna in Sicily in this dramatic photo that captured one of the most active volcanoes on Earth acting up again. The Strombolian activity – in which incandescent matter is propelled in relatively low-level eruptions – occurred at the New SE crater, […]