Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)
Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i) activity update
Friday Jul 05, 2013 15:20 PM | DOOR: T
Map of the current lava flows on Kilauea (HVO daily update)The eruption continued with no significant changes over the past weeks. The level of lava inside the Halema'uma'u crater rises and falls with the inflation-deflation cycles, but overall continues to rise very slowly.
The two lava flow fields fed from Pu'u 'O'o remained active. The Kahauale`a 2 lava continued burning forest to the north of the rift axis. Southeast of Pu`u `O`o, the Peace Day flow had minor active breakouts near the base of the pali and mid-way across the coastal plain.
Most of the Peace Day flow remained within its lava tube until reaching the ocean on both the east and west sides of the Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park boundary.
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013
No significant changes in activity have occurred over the past weeks. The summit is currently in a phase of slow inflation while the lava lake level in Halema'uma'u remained fairly steady. The 2 lava flow fields fed from Pu'u 'O'o continue to be active: on the middle east rift zone, the Kahauale`a II lava flow was recently conquering new land and burning forest north of Pu`u `O`o. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
The eruption has not changed significantly over the past weeks, with continuing activity in both the summit lava lake and lava flows on the rift zone, reaching the sea. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
During 10-16 April HVO reported that the circulating lava lake periodically rose and fell in the deep pit within Kilauea's Halema'uma'u Crater. The plume from the vent continued to deposit variable amounts of ash, spatter, and Pele's hair onto nearby areas. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Apr 04, 2013
No significant changes have occurred in the ongoing eruption at Kilauea volcano. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
Activity has remained essentially unchanged and stable. At the summit, the Halema'uma'u lava lake is very active, and rises and falls during alternating inflation and deflation cycles. ... [meer...]