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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
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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

Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)

Monday, Sep 09, 2013
In the past few weeks activity in Kalapana has gradually diminished and entered a pause yesterday, while lava has become more active in the remote region north of Pu`u `O`o during the same timeframe. Pressure levels are still high on the summit and east rift zone.
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Extension of Kilauea's lava flows on 26 July 2013 (HVO)
Extension of Kilauea's lava flows on 26 July 2013 (HVO)
The eruption continues with no significant changes; lava continues to flow into the ocean. ...more [read all]
Some impressions from Kilauea taken by Yashmin during our latest Round-The-World tour in April 2013
Friday, Jul 05, 2013
Map of the current lava flows on Kilauea (HVO daily update)
Map of the current lava flows on Kilauea (HVO daily update)
The eruption continued with no significant changes over the past weeks. The level of lava inside the Halema'uma'u crater rises and falls with the inflation-deflation cycles, but overall continues to rise very slowly. ...more [read all]
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013
Halema'uma'u lava lake today (HVO webcam)
Halema'uma'u lava lake today (HVO webcam)
Map of the current lava flows on Kilauea (HVO daily update)
Map of the current lava flows on Kilauea (HVO daily update)
No significant changes in activity have occurred over the past weeks. The summit is currently in a phase of slow inflation while the lava lake level in Halema'uma'u remained fairly steady. The 2 lava flow fields fed from Pu'u 'O'o continue to be active: on the middle east rift zone, the Kahauale`a II lava flow was recently conquering new land and burning forest north of Pu`u `O`o. ...more
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
Map of current lava flow fields on Kilauea
Map of current lava flow fields on Kilauea
The eruption has not changed significantly over the past weeks, with continuing activity in both the summit lava lake and lava flows on the rift zone, reaching the sea. ...more [read all]
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
During 10-16 April HVO reported that the circulating lava lake periodically rose and fell in the deep pit within Kilauea's Halema'uma'u Crater. The plume from the vent continued to deposit variable amounts of ash, spatter, and Pele's hair onto nearby areas. ...more
Thursday, Apr 04, 2013
Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake from Halemaʻumaʻu Overlook (HVO)
Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake from Halemaʻumaʻu Overlook (HVO)
No significant changes have occurred in the ongoing eruption at Kilauea volcano. ...more [read all]
Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
Activity has remained essentially unchanged and stable. At the summit, the Halema'uma'u lava lake is very active, and rises and falls during alternating inflation and deflation cycles. ...more [read all]
Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
During 27 February-5 March HVO reported that the circulating lava lake periodically rose and fell in the deep pit within Kilauea's Halema'uma'u Crater. The plume from the vent continued to deposit variable amounts of ash, spatter, and Pele's hair onto nearby areas. ...more

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