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The eruption was accompanied by earthquakes

24.12.18 140000

On the island of Sicily (Italy), the eruption of the famous volcano Etna, reports Reuters.

It is noted that an active volcano was thrown into the sky the ash cloud by crossing visibility. The eruption was accompanied by earthquakes.

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The national Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Italy counted over 130 seismic aftershocks, with the strongest of them reached a magnitude of 4.0.

Due to the eruption it had to suspend the operation of the airport of Catania. Information on casualties yet.

Note, Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. Over the last two decades of Etna periodically reminds of itself by the emission of lava and volcanic ash. Last major eruption was in February 2017.