Articles tagged "hawaii volcano"

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Elevated seismicity and deformation at the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii

While the largest volcano on Earth -- Mauna Loa is not erupting, rates of deformation and seismicity at the summit remain slightly elevated and above long-term background levels. Other Mauna Loa monitoring data streams show no significant change in deformation rates...

April 16, 2021

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Lava activity at Kilauea confined to Halemaʻumaʻu, erupting on the northwest side of the crater, Hawaii

Hawaiian Kilauea volcano continues erupting since December 20, 2021, with lava activity confined to the Halemaʻumaʻu crater. On April 15, the lava lake was 227 m (745 feet) deep and remains stagnant over its eastern half. SO2 emission rates remain elevated at 950...

April 16, 2021

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Flames observed at Kilauea volcano, lava erupting from vents on NW side of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, Hawaii

Eruptive activity is ongoing at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, with lava erupting from a vent on the northwest side of the crater. As of January 25, 2021, the lake was around 205 m (673 feet) deep, while SO2 emission rates remain elevated. The volcano is currently on...

January 27, 2021

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Two fissures continue to erupt at Kilauea's Halema'uma'u crater, Hawai'i

Two fissures continue to erupt lava into the growing lava lake in Kilauea's Halema'uma'u crater, as of 11:00 UTC on December 23, 2020. No activity outside of the crater has been observed. Gas emissions and seismic tremor remain elevated, with minor...

December 23, 2020

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New eruption at Kilauea's summit caldera, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Hawai'i

A new eruption has started within Kīlauea’s summit caldera, Hawai'i at 07:36 UTC on December 21, 2020. Accordingly, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has elevated Kīlauea's volcano alert level to WARNING and its aviation color code to RED. The...

December 21, 2020