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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°WCurrent status
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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.Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)
Kilauea volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA
Wednesday May 16, 2018 08:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 08:04 UTC, 16/05/18 from KNES
PSN: N1925 W15516
SUMMIT ELEV: 4009 FT [1222
ADVISORY NR: 2018/030
INFO SOURCE: GOES-WEST. NWP MODELS. VOLCANO
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA
OBS VA DTG: 16/0730Z
OBS VA CLD:
VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL090 090/10KT
VA CLD +6HR: 16/1330Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1930Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR:
RMK: POSS VA. HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY. VA NOT
OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY. LATEST WEB CAM INDICATED
CONT ACT. NWP GUIDANCE SUGGEST
WINDS OUT OF THE E
AT 10KTS. ...FISHER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
For the first time in a long time, HVO raised the official alert level of the volcano to RED. The reason is that as the summit reservoir of magma continues to drain, rockfalls and infiltrating water can cause increasingly violent explosions. ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The eruption keeps evolving. While at least 3 more fissures with lava emission have opened up (making a total of at least 20 so far), most activity seems to be occurring from fissure #17, which had started to erupt last Saturday (12 May) and seems to be the one located most downrift (NE direction). ... [more]
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...
Monday, May 14, 2018
The eruption seems to pick up in activity. Activity at the most recent fissures 17 and 18, located at the northeast end of the active fissure system (downrift), has been continuous during the night. ... [more]
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