November 2 12:00:00, 2002JPEG
On Saturday, November 2, 2002, Mt. Etna’s thick, yellowish-brown plume continued to billow from the mountain. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows two thermal detections as well (red dots).
Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC
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Sicily's Mt. Etna began erupting on Oct. 27, and two months later is still emitting a plume of ash and smoke.