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Teams in Italy worked to clear the area around Mount Etna on Wednesday after the volcano scattered lava, ash and volcanic rocks.

Municipal crews mainly predicted activity from Etna, Europe’s most active volcano. Authorities closed areas around the crater on Tuesday, but the activity still forced the temporary closure of the airport near Catania in Sicily.

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe's most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.  (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe’s most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spews ash and lava, as seen from Catania, southern Italy, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, sits back in spectacular volcanic action, sending plumes and throwing lava.  (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse through AP)

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, spews ash and lava, as seen from Catania, southern Italy, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, sits back in spectacular volcanic action, sending plumes and throwing lava. (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse through AP)

No injuries or deaths were reported.

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“The whole territory of Pedara and all the roads are covered with volcanic ash and lapillus,” said Mayor Alfio Cristaudo.

The smoke is released from Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, is back in spectacular volcanic action, sending plumes of ash and lava.  (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse through AP)

The smoke is released from Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Mount Etna in Sicily, southern Italy, is back in spectacular volcanic action, sending plumes of ash and lava. (Davide Anastasi / LaPresse through AP)

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe's most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.  (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe’s most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

The volcano erupted again just 30 hours later: After falling to “lower levels” in recent weeks, the volcano erupted around 1 a.m. local time Thursday morning, Reported Volcano Discovery.

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The lava flew for more than an hour, reaching an altitude of about 500 meters. The Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center recorded the ash reaching an altitude of 30,000 meters.

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe's most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.  (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

Lava gushes from Mt Etna volcano near Catania, Sicily, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Europe’s most active volcano erupted around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. (Photo by AP / Salvatore Allegra)

Etna erupts regularly, but also serves as a popular tourist destination. Some travelers visit just to see the explosions.

Driving motorcycles and scooters was banned and the speed limit for cars was lowered to limit the further spread of ash.

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The volcano is active almost once a year.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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