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A strong explosion at Stromboli on 5 April around 0915 produced a mushroom-shaped ash cloud that rose several hundred meters above the volcano. Rocks ejected during the explosion damaged two homes and several roads in the town of Ginostra ~ 2 km SW of Stromboli's summit. There were no reports of injuries. (From Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Eruption Report) Copyright photo by Salvatore Carbone "Sasą" about 1 minute after the explosion.

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