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Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
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 (Hawaii), activity update: continuing ash eruptions from Halemaumau and lava flowing into the ocean

Thursday Apr 03, 2008 16:27 PM |

There are no significant changes at Kilauea volcano, which is active from two locations: at the summit, the new vent in Halema`uma`u crater continues to erupt ash and emit elevated lamounts of sulfur dioxide, accompanied by higher levels of volcanic tremor. At the coast, lava continues to flow into the ocean at the Waikupanaha and Ki ocean entries.
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The ash plume from the new Halemau'uma'u vent.
Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008
The new gas vent at Halema`uma`u crater has erupted lava the evening of Easter Sunday into early Easter Monday. The amount of lava erupted from the vent last night was small, but it represents the first lava erupted from anywhere in Halema`uma`u since 1982. Previous eruptions included lava flowing into the crater from fissure eruptions on its southwest rim in 1974 and 1971 and an 8 month eruption in Halema`uma`u in 1967-1968 that created a lake of lava that covered the entire crater floor. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Mar 20, 2008
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. ... [meer...]
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...]

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