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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Kilauea 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)
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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: USGS HVO RPRTS NEW VA EM AT 13/1340Z.

Wednesday Jun 13, 2018 14:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 14:26 UTC, 13/06/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180613/1430Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: KILAUEA 332010
PSN: N1925 W15516

AREA: HAWAIIAN.IS

SUMMIT ELEV: 4009 FT [1222 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/136

INFO SOURCE: GOES-WEST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT. HONOLULU MWO. HVO.

ERUPTION DETAILS: USGS HVO RPRTS NEW VA EM AT 13/1340Z.

OBS VA DTG: 13/1400Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE DATA WINDS SFC/FL070
045/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6H: 13/2000Z

FCST VA CLD +12H: 14/0200Z

FCST VA CLD +18H: 14/0800Z

RMK: HVO RPRTS NEW VA EM AT 13/1340Z MOVG SSW. VA NOT SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY THRU 13/1400Z. HOT SPOT IS SEEN IN S/W IR. PHWA RADAR DOES
SHOW EMS TO FL050. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180613/2030

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Previous news
The three closely spaced lava fountains at fissure 8 are building a cinder-and-spatter cone around the erupting vent through downwind accumulation of lava fragments falling from the fountains. (HVO/USGS)
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018
Kilauea’s eruption in the lower East Rift Zone continues without showing any signs of weakening. The current activity has been sustained for 38 days now, 2 days longer than the last fissure eruption that occurred in this area in 1960. However, compared to the rapid change of activity locations and advancing lava flow fronts, the eruption seems to have geographically settled for the past week. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Jun 11, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jun 09, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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