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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.43°N / -155.29°WCurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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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 (ongoing, 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.
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Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)
Kilauea volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NO ERUPTION HAS OCCURRED
Sunday May 13, 2018 14:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 14:15 UTC, 13/05/18 from KNES
VOLCANO: KILAUEA 332010
PSN: N1925 W15516
SUMMIT ELEV: 4009 FT [1222 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2018/018
INFO SOURCE: HVO.
ERUPTION DETAILS: NO ERUPTION HAS OCCURRED
RMK: HVO INDICATES THAT ACT REMAINS ELEVATED.
ROCKFALLS AROUND CRATER WALLS MAY GENERATE LOCAL
VA CLDS. CONDITIONS REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR AN
EXPLOSIVE ERUPTION WHICH MAY GENERATE AN
EXTENSIVE AND DISRUPTIVE VA PLUME. ...LEE
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL THE
IMMINENT THREAT HAS PASSED OR SOONER IF AN
Sunday, May 13, 2018
After a pause of 3 days with no lava emission, two new fissures (#16 and #17) started to erupt yesterday. ... [more]
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The summit lava lake inside Halema'uma'u crater continues to drop and the summit continues to deflate. As of yesterday evening, the lava lake's surface was 295 m (970 ft) below the floor of the crater, leaving a deep funnel. Lava is no longer visible on the webcam images. ... [more]
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The intermittent lower east rift zone eruption in the Leilani Estates continues. New fissures and areas of ground steaming have appeared, enlarging the affected area both down- (towards NE) and uprift (SW direction), showing that the intrusion of magma continues. ... [more]
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