Mount Etna Spews Ash and Lava Into Sicilian Sky

Sicily’s Mount Etna erupted overnight on February 17-18, illuminating the Mediterranean night sky with lava and fumes.

Local resident Giuseppe Distefano captured footage of the eruption.

Officials at the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology reported on February 17 that the activity took place on the southeast crater. Credit: Giuseppe Tonzuso via Storyful