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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
(4 di 5)
Eruzioni del vulcano 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), 1983-2018 (incl. 1986, 1992, 1997, 2007, 2011 (3x)), 2018 (lower east rift zone in Leilani subdivision), 2020 (Dec) - ongoing
Stile eruttivo tipico:
Prevalentemente effusiva dal 1790, ma esplosiva negli ultimi anni ~ 2500 ~ 60%.
Kilauea volcano sat by (C) NASA
Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawai'i: News and Updates
ven, 15 gen 2021, 07:43
Distribution of the earthquakes (red frame) in Kaʻū district during the past month (image: HVO)
Seismic network of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a volcano-tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 4
located beneath the south part of the Island of Hawai'i, in the district of Kaʻū at about 18:15 local time yesterday. Read more... leggere tutti
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 07:49
Lava fountains from western fissure vent at Kilauea volcano on 11 January (image: HVO)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by continuous feeding the growing lava lake. Read more... leggere tutti
Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 07:48
The largest floating island in Halema‘uma‘u crater lake (image: HVO)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues. The west vent continues to feed the growing lava lake that remains active and hasn't shown big variations over the past days. Read more... leggere tutti
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Kuril Islands expedition
: The Kuril islands form one of the most active volcanic chains in the world, but are very difficult to access. From time to time, we organize expeditions to some of these remote and still unspoiled islands. Adventure guaranteed!
Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
Photos from Armenia
: Armenia is a very photogenic country with a large variety of landscapes showing some very spectacular geology, century-old monasteries and castles, and much more.