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Kilauea volcano
Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.43°N / -155.29°W

Kilauea webcams / live data
Kilauea volcano videos
Kilauea volcano eruptions:
Near-continuous eruptions. Since 1960: 1961 (4x), 1962, 1963 (2x), 1965 (2x), 1967-68, 1968 (2x), 1969, 1969-74, 1971 (2x), 1973 (2x), 1974 (3x), 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982 (2x), 1983-2013 (ongoing, incl. 1986, 1992, 1997, 2007, 2011 (3x))
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly effusive since 1790, but ~60% explosive over past ~2500 years.
Last earthquakes nearby
Kilauea volcano sat by (C) NASA
Kilauea volcano sat by (C) NASA

Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Explosive eruption at  Halema'uma'u lava lake on 23 July
Explosive eruption at Halema'uma'u lava lake on 23 July
Strong bubbling in the lava lake following the explosion
Strong bubbling in the lava lake following the explosion
A piece of the crater walls of the Halema'uma'u lava lake collapsed on 23 July and triggered a small explosive eruption. Liquid spatter was ejected to the outer perimeter of the pit crater (including webcam position and the closed observation area) and an ash plume was generated. ...more
Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014
The new lava flow NE of Pu'u 'O'o seen from the North Rim webcam (HVO) today
The new lava flow NE of Pu'u 'O'o seen from the North Rim webcam (HVO) today
The new June 27 lava flows continue to be very active, at expense of the previously active Kahaualeʻa 2 flow which seems to have stopped being active. ...more
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014
The new lava flow seen yesterday (USGS)
The new lava flow seen yesterday (USGS)
Map of the lava flows at Kilauea (USGS)
Map of the lava flows at Kilauea (USGS)
A new lava breakout occurred Friday early morning (local time) from a new vent on the outer northern flank of Pu'u 'O'o crater. It feeds a new lava flow with several branches headed to the north and northeast. The most advanced of the them traveled to the NW and had quickly reached a length of approx 1 km yesterday, but has not advanced much since. ...more [read all]

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