Italy’s Mount Etna volcano rattled by explosive eruption

February 20, 2013ITALYItaly’s Mount Etna sent lava and gas shooting toward the stars early this morning (Feb. 19), the first big eruption for the volcano in 2013. The famous Sicilian volcano burst to life overnight, sending a fountain of fire into the air. The dramatic scene was captured in a video by Klaus Dorschfeldt, a videographer and webmaster at Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. Mount Etna, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, had emitted signs of an imminent paroxysm in recent weeks. On Jan. 22, lava and strong flashes in the volcano’s New Southeast Crater were clearly visible from the Sicilian foothills; these often herald a new paroxysm: short, violent eruptive bursts. Dorschfeldt said he knew Mount Etna’s recent signals could precede new activity. “I followed the activity of Etna for many years, and with time you learn to know it as if it were your friend,” he said in an email interview. “Following it constantly (you) learn to be a keen observer and a minor change can lead to something important,” he told OurAmazingPlanet. The tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna is almost constantly spewing gas or lava. Its Bocca Nuova crater also erupted earlier this year, from Jan. 10 to Jan. 20. In 2011, Etna’s violent bursts were spotted from space. –Live Science
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16 Responses to Italy’s Mount Etna volcano rattled by explosive eruption

  1. romalynn says:

    Wow, sure makes me think more about living right on the Pacifc rim, however I do not live in fear, as fear is the opposite of faith. Jesus has my soul and that is the real issue.
    Living at the foot of Mt Rainier and a lot of other volcanoes and right on the earthquake path, I do my best to be ready at any time. I do feel much sympathy for these people all over our world whose lives are taken or lives are completely changed in all the destruction and yes I do believe more is certainly coming.


    • ju says:

      The same here…We’re right on the coast of British Columbia! I work hard to keep my faith strong, let’s all pray for each other specially for the ones on the Pacific side! What do you think about Scallion’s map???


  2. Garth Colin Whelan says:

    Does this make number 46 for this year, or has it already erupted this year?


  3. Christy says:

    Been waiting for THIS particular sign, after reading all of Edgar Cayce’s prophesies for years…time to prepare, Folks….imho!


  4. kajajuk says:

    Stromboli is still active too?


  5. Dennis E. says:

    Alvin, Dennis E Here: Regarding recent earthquakes in this region,religious upheaval and the reports
    of a stirring super volcano, are we about to see a major geological land mass change in this area?
    A change we had not expected?
    Also, what are your thoughts about the reports that the Euphrates river drying up?
    Have a nice day


  6. charmaine william says:

    beautiful picture thanks

    On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 AM, The Extinction Protocol: 2012 and beyond wrote:

    > ** > The Extinction Protocol posted: “February 20, 2013 ITALY – Italy’s > Mount Etna sent lava and gas shooting toward the stars early this morning > (Feb. 19), the first big eruption for the volcano in 2013. The famous > Sicilian volcano burst to life overnight, sending a fountain of fire into > t”


  7. Helen Parks says:

    Just as told in the Hidden Texts of Nostradamus
    The right date too
    the same with the Urals Meteor – published in 2010
    still a big one in the Caribbean yet to go


  8. John says:

    Imminent destruction in Italy will coincide with the Papal election. This is a demonstration of God’s great displeasure at the usurpation of the chair of St. Peter by masonic forces in the Vatican. This effects everyone, not just catholics. The installation of the antipope, and the resignation of Queen Elizabeth, will pave the way for the appearance of the Antichrist on the world stage.


  9. kajajuk says:

    I too am watching the Tonga region for drama.


  10. Irene C says:

    I know how dangerous and devastating volcanoes are, but there is a certain beauty in it also. Such a paradox.


  11. kajajuk says:

    Swarm for Tonga could lead to punctuation of nine,
    a tickle, enough, for the Cascades to dine and dance


  12. laura says:

    wow that was cool


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