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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| Places to stayKilauea 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), 1983-2018 (incl. 1986, 1992, 1997, 2007, 2011 (3x)), 2018 (lower east rift zone in Leilani subdivision)Typical eruption style:
Dominantly effusive since 1790, but ~60% explosive over past ~2500 years.Last earthquakes nearby
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(volcano tour to watch the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i)Pele´s Fire and Myths
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Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)
Kilauea volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NO ERUPTION HAS OCCURRED
Friday May 04, 2018 01:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 01:40 UTC, 04/05/18 from KNES
VOLCANO: KILAUEA 332010
PSN: N1925 W15516
SUMMIT ELEV: 4009 FT [1222 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2018/003
INFO SOURCE: HVO.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NO ERUPTION HAS OCCURRED
RMK: THE HVO RPRTS INCREASED SEISMIC ACT AND
SUGGESTS THAT AN ERUPTION IS PSBL WITH LITTLE OR
NO WARNING. ...TURK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL THE
IMMINENT THREAT HAS PASSED OR SOONER IF AN
Thursday, May 03, 2018
The seismic crisis at Kilauea's lower east rift zone east of Pu'u O'o continues: magma is currently intruding into the rift zone and could (but not necessarily must) cause a new rift zone eruption in the near future. New ground cracks have been appearing in the area of Leilani Estates as the intrusion of magma propagates. ...
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Signs of a possible new eruption on the east rift zone of Kilauea volcano are increasing. A large crack has appeared on the west side of Pu'u 'O'o, which seems to be the most likely area to expect a new eruptive episode, although so far it has not erupted significant amounts of lava. ...
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018
A series of large lava lake overflows occurred during 25-26 April, covering most of the crater flows of Halema'uma'u crater with fresh lava flows.
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
The lava lake inside the pit crater in Halema'uma'u crater has repeatedly overflowed its rims and flooded parts of the crater floor. It remains at high levels and more overflows are likely to occur in the near future. ...
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