An earthquake triggered by Italy's Mount Etna volcano jolted eastern Sicily, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes
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The 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck shortly after 3 am.
The Mount Etna observatory on Monday said that lava and ash are spewing from a new fracture on the active Sicilian volcano amid an unusually high level of seismic activity.
On August 23, the volcano shot lava bombs as high as 150 metres in the air while burning lava continues to spew from the crater.
Etna explodes injuring ten
Ten people have been injured by a volcano blast at Mount Etna, as magma flowing into snow caused a violent eruption, sending rocks flying through the air.
Sicily’s Mount Etna continued erupting on Wednesday with fountains of lava producing a spectacular show.
Giant orange fountains of lava have spewed into the air over Sicily overnight as Mount Etna surged into life. Streams of orange lava are flowing down the sides of the mountain, which is Europe's large
Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has been at it again, spewing red torrents of lava into the sky and sporadic activity continued on Thursday.
Stunning pictures show dawn breaking over Mount Etna, the world’s most active volcano.
For several days in Sicily, the volcanic activity of Mount Etna has been intense. Large lava fountains and an eruption column several kilometers high