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Kilauea volcan
Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
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Eruptions du volcan Kilauea:
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), 1983-2008 (ongoing)
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Dominant effusive depuis 1790, mais ~ de 60% au cours des derniers explosive ~ 2500 ans.
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Kilauea volcano update: Lava continues to advance towards Pahoa

Monday Oct 27, 2014 09:53 AM | AUTEUR : TOMPFEIFFER

Advancing lava flow near Pahoa yesterday (image: HVO)
Advancing lava flow near Pahoa yesterday (image: HVO)
After crossing Apaʻa Street and the cemetery, lava flows continue to advance towards the inhabited main part of Pahoa.
From this morning's update by HVO who monitor the situation closely:

"The relatively narrow finger of lava that crossed Apaʻa Street yesterday morning continued to travel downslope, splitting into two lobes as it advanced. The faster, northern lobe crossed completely through the Pāhoa cemetery by mid-morning, while the slower southern lobe was advancing through open pasture south of the cemetery. Another lobe farther upslope, just above Apaʻa Street, advanced about 50 meters (55 yards) since yesterday.

"Over the course of the day, the advance rate of the narrow finger that crossed the cemetery varied from about 10 and 15 meters per hour (11 to 16 yards per hour), which is equivalent to 240–360 meters per day (260–390 yards per day). As of 5 PM, the faster-moving finger was about 390 meters (425 yards) downslope of Apaʻa Street and 660 meters (720 yards) upslope from Pāhoa Village Road. It had an average width of about 40 m (45 yd). The slightly slower-moving southern lobe in the pasture south of the cemetery reached slightly steeper terrain at mid-afternoon today, and was traveling at about 9 meters per hour (10 yards per hour) at 5 PM. It will likely rejoin with the finger that came through the cemetery near the northeast end of the pasture.

"The pasture is located between two of the steepest decent paths plotted on HVO’s lava flow maps, and the flow is trending toward the southerly of these two paths. This path joins the northerly steepest-descent path about mid-way between the cemetery and Pāhoa Village Road, so the inferred flow path leading to Pāhoa Village Road is unchanged."
Actualités précédentes
The June 27th lava flow crossed Apaʻa Street / Cemetery Road at 3:50 AM, HST, Saturday morning, October 25, 2014. In this photo, which was taken at about 9 AM Saturday, the flow is moving from right to left, with burning asphalt visible along it's NW margin. A utility pole, far right, was surrounded by lava but remained standing at the time of the photo. The hope is that the protective insulation and cinder/cement barrier around the pole will prevent it from burning through. (image: HVO)
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014
Lava has crossed the Apaʻa Street / Cemetery Road near the driveway to the Pāhoa cemetery and is now spreading mainly over open grassland. ... [details]
The 2 active lava fronts advancing towards Apa'a Street just before the contact earlier today (HVO)
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
The lava flows have now crossed the Apa'a Street and thus, formally, entered the area of the village of Pahoa. ... [details]
The lava flow advancing towards Pahoa on 22 Oct (image: USGS / annotations Culture Volcan)
Friday, Oct 24, 2014
The lava flow continues to advance towards Pahoa and might cut the first road very soon. During an overflight on 22 Oct, the most advanced front of the 27 June flow, a narrow lobe, was only approx. 480 m away from the Apa'a road. ... [details]
Very slowly advancing lava flow SW of Pahoa
Friday, Oct 17, 2014
The June 27th lava flow advancement has slowed, with the leading edge of the flow moving only a few tens of meters (yards) over the past two days. ... [details]
Aerial view of lava flow system on September 29, 2014 by USGS-HVO.
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Following several days of increased pressure at Kilauea's summit, lava activity is picking up on the June 27th flow with new flows continuing to move to the north, on a pathway leading slightly away from the town of Pāhoa for now. ... [details]

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