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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 28, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 31.5 and 39 m (103–128 ft) below the vent rim.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 21, 2016

Scattered lava flow activity remained within about 3.5 miles northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō and was not threatening nearby communities.

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One benefit of passing showers today at Kīlauea's summit was a double rainbow. Halemaʻumaʻu Crater is at the right side of the photo, and the gas plume from the active lava lake can be seen drifting towards the southwest. At the far right edge of the image, visitors take in the view at Jaggar Overlook. Photo taken Tuesday, April 12, 2016 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 14, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 102–190 feet below the vent rim.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 7, 2016

During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 70–170 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater as Kilauea continues to erupt at the summit.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 31, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake was relatively stable.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 24, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake was relatively stable.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 17, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake was relatively stable.

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A vent in the southern portion of Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater contained a small lava pond and was throwing spatter a short distance. The accumulated spatter has built a small cone around the opening. A thick layer of Pele's hair covers the far side of the cone. Photo taken Friday, March 4, 2016 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 10, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake was relatively stable.

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halema‘uma‘u Crater reaches 8th anniversary

The ongoing eruption at Kīlauea Volcano’s summit began on March 19, 2008. Since that time, Island of Hawai‘i residents have had to cope with the challenges of increased vog and its effects.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 3, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone.

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One of the new tools deployed by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to better monitor the current unrest on Mauna Loa is a webcam focused on the volcano’s Southwest Rift Zone, which has been the site of eruptions in 1903, 1916, 1919, 1926, and 1950. Webcam images of Mauna Loa’s summit, Northeast Rift, and Southwest Rift (like the one shown here from the morning of February 24, 2016), can be viewed on HVO’s website at http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/cams/ USGS image.

Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa – Earth’s largest active volcano is still stirring

Time-lapse multi-image movie of Mokuʻāweoweo Caldera from the Northwest Rim on Mauna Loa. February 18-25, 2016. Images courtesy of USGS/HVO (Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Despite not being in the headlines, Mauna Loa continues to be in a state of unrest based on […]

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 25, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 100–185 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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