Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Vulcano
in Italy

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Vulcano is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Vulcano
Lat/Lon: 38.404 , 14.962
Event Date: 22 Nov 2021 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 36000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 1810000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 4
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2021 13:01 UTC

GDACS Score

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Historical Timeline

Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 22 Nov 2021 00:00 JRC

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Italy , Region of Sicilia (population 5,201,680) . The nearest places are Porto di Levante, Il Cardo, Gelso, Lipari, Pianoconte, Canneto, Santa Margherita, Acquacalda, Quattropani, Lingua, and Vito.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 710000 people
50 km 250000 people
30 km 35000 people
20 km 8800 people
10 km 6900 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sicilia Italy 5.2 million people
Calabria Italy 2.1 million people
Campania Italy 5.8 million people
Basilicata Italy 620000 people
Malta Malta 360000 people
Puglia Italy 4 million people
Molise Italy 330000 people
Lazio Italy 5.1 million people
Abruzzi Italy 1.2 million people
Nabul Tunisia 570000 people
Vatican City Holy See (Vatican City State) <1000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Porto di Levante Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 1 km
Il Cardo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 1 km
Gelso Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 4 km
Lipari Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 10000 people 6 km
Pianoconte Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 8 km
Canneto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 9 km
Santa Margherita Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 9 km
Acquacalda Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 12 km
Quattropani Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 12 km
Lingua Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 17 km
Santa Marina Salina Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 19 km
Leni Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 21 km
Malfa Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 22 km
Pollara Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 23 km
San Giorgio Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 25 km
Galbato Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 26 km
Gioiosa Marea Sicilia (Sicily) Italy City 7100 people 26 km
Drauto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 27 km
Marina di Patti Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 28 km
Ditella Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 28 km
Mongiove Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 29 km
Piraino Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 3800 people 29 km
Gliaca Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 29 km
Sorrentini Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 29 km
Baronia Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 29 km
Patti Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 13000 people 30 km
San Costantino Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 30 km
Brolo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 5500 people 30 km
Moreri Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 30 km
Montagnareale Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1700 people 30 km
Addolorata Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 30 km
Salina Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 31 km
Scala Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 31 km
Laurello Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 31 km
Milazzo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy City 32000 people 32 km
Gallo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 32 km
Oliveri Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 2000 people 33 km
Sant'Angelo di Brolo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 33 km
Bastione Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 33 km
Calderà Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 33 km
Matini Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 33 km
Torre Forte Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 33 km
Capo d'Orlando Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 12000 people 34 km
Falcone Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 2900 people 34 km
Librizzi Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1800 people 34 km
San Biagio Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 34 km
San Pietro Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 34 km
Vigliatore Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 35 km
Castroreale Terme Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 35 km
Naso Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 4300 people 35 km
Terme Vigliatore Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 35 km
Ficarra Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1700 people 35 km
San Silvestro Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 35 km
Grotte Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 35 km
Murmari Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 36 km
Nasidi Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 36 km
Stazione San Filippo-San Lucia Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 36 km
Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy City - 36 km
Furnari Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 36 km
Martini Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Meri' Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Olivarella Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Sinagra Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Filicudi Porto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Protonotaro Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Rodì Milici Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
Cagnano Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
San Paolo Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 37 km
San Filippo del Mela Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Giammoro Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Raccuia Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Castell'Umberto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Mazzarra' Sant'Andrea Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Malo' Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Campogrande Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 38 km
Campomelia Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
Case Zuccogrande Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
Pace del Mela Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 6100 people 39 km
Basicò Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
San Piero Patti Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 3300 people 39 km
Fondachello Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
Monteforte Marina Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
Rocca di Capri Leone Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
La Gala Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 39 km
Braidi Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
Castell'Umberto Vecchio Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
Mirto Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1000 people 40 km
Castroreale Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 2700 people 40 km
Soccorso Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
Ucria Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1200 people 40 km
Milici Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
Santa Lucia del Mela Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 4700 people 40 km
Zifronte Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
Fondachello Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 40 km
San Cono Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 41 km
Sfaranda Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 41 km
Capri Leone Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 4200 people 41 km
Condrò Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 41 km
Santa Lucia di Mela Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village - 41 km
San Salvatore di Fitalia Sicilia (Sicily) Italy Village 1500 people 41 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Tito Menniti REG 26 Civ. Paved Yes 6900 71 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Vulcano Island Italy 1 km
Lipari ITLIP Italy 10 km
Salina Island ITSLA Italy 23 km
Panarea ITPAN Italy 26 km
Milazzo ITMLZ Italy 34 km
Filicudi Island Italy 42 km
Stromboli Island ITSTR Italy 49 km
Alicudi Island ITALI Italy 56 km
Messina ITMSN Italy 59 km
Villa San Giovanni Italy 63 km
Reggio Calabria ITREG Italy 68 km
Taormina Italy 68 km
Palme Italy 76 km
Riposto ITRPT Italy 78 km
Cape Vaticano Italy 80 km
Acireale Italy 95 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Ancipa Troina 1953 72 km
Pozzillo Salso 1959 87 km

Nuclear plants

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