The current eruption has not caused injuries or property damage, according to the Associated Press.
Ash from the eruption has caused a closure at the airport in nearby Catania, Sicily's second-largest city.
According to BBC News, Etna was shooting lava 300 feet (100 meters) into the air.
Check out these photos from an Etna eruption this summer. Before its first eruption this year in January, Etna had not had a major eruption since 1992.