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Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
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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 (incl. 1986, 1992, 1997, 2007, 2011 (3x)), 2018 (lower east rift zone in Leilani subdivision)
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Overwegend uitbundig sinds 1790, maar ~ 60% explosief de afgelopen ~ 2500 jaar.
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Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i), eruption news: small explosive eruption at summit crater

Thursday Mar 20, 2008 15:35 PM |

On March 19, 2008, a small explosion occurred at Halema'uma'u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. This is the first explosive event at the summit of Kilauea after almost a century.
A more detailed press release about this unusual event sent out by HVO can be found reproduced at this page.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • HVO press release about hte 19 March eruption: hvo.wr.usgs.gov/pressreleases/pr03_19_08.html
Vorig nieuws
Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008
While lava continues to flow into the ocean, an unusual event is taking place at the summit of the volcano: a new gas vent has opened at the base of Halemaumau crater in the caldera of Kilauea volcano. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008
HVO reported that during 13-19 February activity from Kilauea's fissure segment D was concentrated at the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) shield and new satellitic shields to the E and SE. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2008
23-29 January: Activity from Kilauea's fissure segment D was concentrated at the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB ) shield and satellitic shields to the SE. Lava flew from the tops and flanks of the shields. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Nov 03, 2007
It was reported that during 24-30 October fissure segment D from
Kilauea's 21 July fissure eruption continued to feed an advancing lava
flow. Observations on 26 October confirmed that a tube-fed pahoehoe flow along the N margin of the main channel advanced 2.4 km from the channel end. A few
small earthquakes were located beneath Halema'uma'u crater, and along
the lower SW rift zone and S flank faults during the reporting period. [meer...]
Thursday, Sep 27, 2007
HVO reported that during 12-18 September fissure segment D from
Kilauea's 21 July fissure eruption continued to feed an advancing 'a'a
lava flow that frequently overflowed its channel edges. Several of the
lava flows that branched from the main channel continued to advance,
widening the flow field. An 'a'a flow that developed within the
previous two weeks crusted over and pahoehoe breakouts issued from
near the flow front on 14 September. A few small earthquakes were
located beneath Halema'uma'u crater, the S flank, and the lower SW
rift zone during the reporting period. [meer...]

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