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Kilauea вулкан

Обновленный: 25 сен 2022 08:43 GMT -
Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai'i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
Текущее состояние: извергающийся (4 из 5)
Last update: 21 сен 2022 (seismic swarm, ground deformation and lava spill outs)
Haleamaumau crater in the center of the Kilauea caldera - the heart of Kilauea volcano
Haleamaumau crater in the center of the Kilauea caldera - the heart of Kilauea volcano

Kilauea is the youngest and most active Hawaiian shield volcano, located on the southern part of the Island of Hawai'i, known as Big Island. Hawai'i is the southernmost and largest of the island chain, which owes its existence to the very active Hawaiian hot spot.
Kilauea volcano is near-constantly erupting from vents either on its summit (caldera) or on the rift zones. At present, Kilauea volcano is still having one of the most long-lived eruptions known on earth, which started in 1983 on the eastern rift zone and has mainly been concentrated at the Pu'u 'O'o vent.

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Типичный извержения стиль: Dominantly effusive since 1790, but ~60% explosive over past ~2500 years.
Kilauea Вулкан-извержения: 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), 2020 (Dec) - ongoing

Latest nearby earthquakes

ВремяМагнитуда / ГлубинаРасстояние/Местоположение
Суббота, 24 сентября 2022 GMT (2 земл.)
24 сен 2022 09:19 (GMT -10) (24 сен 2022 19:19 GMT)
2.5

0.4 km
36 km (22 mi)
25 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
23 сен 2022 14:52 (GMT -10) (24 сен 2022 00:52 GMT)
1.9

0.3 km
36 km (22 mi)
25 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
Пятница, 23 сентября 2022 GMT (2 земл.)
23 сен 2022 08:14 (GMT -10) (23 сен 2022 18:14 GMT)
2.5

0.7 km
35 km (22 mi)
25 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
23 сен 2022 05:42 (GMT -10) (23 сен 2022 15:42 GMT)
1.5

0.3 km
35 km (22 mi)
25 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
Среда, 21 сентября 2022 GMT (1 земл.)
20 сен 2022 18:24 (GMT -10) (21 сен 2022 04:24 GMT)
2.3

0.8 km
35 km (22 mi)
25 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii

Справочная информация

Kilauea volcano, a youthful shield volcano, sitting on the south east flank of the massive Mauna Loa shield volcano, is the youngest volcano (on land) of the Hawaiian hot spot and not only the most active volcano of Hawaii but at the same time also the world's active volcano. It has been in near-constant activity since there is oral or written history and it is having an uninterrupted eruption since 1983 (at present at the Pu'u 'O'o vent on the East rift zone).

Its eruptions are prominent in Hawaiian Polynesian legends and written documentation about its activity go back to only 1820s when it started to attract interested visitor from all over the world and bacame one of volcanology's hot spots.

Kilauea has a large summit caldera with a central crater, Halemaumau, which is according to Hawaiian legends the home of the fire goddess Pele. Until 1924, it contained a lava lake. Kilauea has frequent summit and flank lava flow eruptions that are occurring along two elongated rift zones to the south-west and to the east, which extend to the sea on both sides of the volcano. The 3 x 5 km caldera was formed in several stages about 1500 years ago. About 90% of the surface of the basaltic shield volcano is formed of lava flows less than about 1100 years old; 70% of the volcano's surface is younger than 600 years. The long-term eruption from the East rift zone that began in 1983 has produced lava flows covering more than 100 sq km, destroying nearly 200 houses and adding new coastline to the island.

Kilauea Фото




See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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Wed, 21 Sep 2022, 11:49

Kilauea volcano update: seismic swarm, ground deformation and lava spill outs

New surface lava flows on the west and north rim of the crater floor (image: HVO F1 webcam)
The effusive eruption at the volcano continues. ... Read all
Wed, 14 Sep 2022, 14:00

Kilauea volcano (Hawaiian Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 7 September-13 September 2022 (Continuing Activity)

HVO reported that lava continued to effuse from a vent in the lower W wall of Kilauea's Halema`uma`u Crater during 6-13 September, entering the lava lake and flowing onto the crater floor. Part of the lake's surface was continuously active. By 12 September about 111 million cubic meters of lava had been erupted from the vent since the current eruption began on 29 September 2021, raising the crater floor by 143 m. ... Read all
Satellite photo of Kilauea volcano, showing the summit caldera and parts of its east rift zone with the active vent Pu'u 'O'o.
Satellite photo of Kilauea volcano, showing the summit caldera and parts of its east rift zone with the active vent Pu'u 'O'o.
Three-dimesional view of Kilauea volcano based on satellite imagery.
Three-dimesional view of Kilauea volcano based on satellite imagery.

Map of Kilauea volcano, Big Island Hawai'i
Map of Kilauea volcano, Big Island Hawai'i
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