facebook
twitter
search
search

Mount Etna calms down after erupting

Nov. 18, 2013 at 11:11 AM

CATANIA, Italy, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Mount Etna in eastern Sicily calmed down on Monday after erupting over the weekend, authorities said.

The volcano began spouting lava Saturday evening, Italy's ANSA news agency reported.

On Sunday, lava was seen spilling over Mount Etna's lip, however, most of the volcanic activity was contained to the area near the summit.

This weekend marked Mount Etna's 16th eruption this year. The volcano erupted five days before this weekend's activity.

Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Oklahoma Supreme Court denies rehearing, again orders removal of Ten Commandments statue
Plane crash kills four in Wisconsin
North Korea is 'source country' for forced labor, sex trafficking, says report
Youngest murderer convicted as adult to be released
Mike Huckabee stands by comment comparing Iran deal to Holocaust