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An early morning view of the fountaining we encountered at the western fissure on Sunday, March 6, at 7:20 a.m. Particles were thrown up to 15 m (50 ft) high at this point and the intensity and height increased over the next two hours.

Volcano Watch: A recap of the Kamoamoa fissure eruption on its third anniversary

March 5, 2014, marked the third anniversary of the onset of Kīlauea Volcano’s four-day-long Kamoamoa fissure eruption.

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The steady stream of lava cascading down the slopes above Kalapana village died out shortly after March 5 this year, when the spectacular Kamoamoa fissure eruption began.  That fissure eruption lasted four days and was followed by a pause in activity on the east rift zone that persisted for 17 days.  On March 26, lava returned to Pu`u `O`o crater, which has been the main vent area for much of the 28-year-long eruption.

Volcano Watch: What’s next for Kilauea’s east rift zone?

The steady stream of lava cascading down the slopes above Kalapana village died out shortly after March 5 this year, when the spectacular Kamoamoa fissure eruption began. That fissure eruption lasted four days and was followed by a pause in activity on the east rift zone that persisted for 17 days. On March 26, lava […]

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fter 17 days of quiet on Kilauea's east rift zone, following the March 5–9 Kamoamoa eruption, lava returned to Pu`u `O`o on March 26. The onset occurred during the inflation phase of a deflation–inflation cycle (DI event), and erupting lava formed a small lava lake at the bottom of Pu`u `O`o crater.

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for the week of March 31

fter 17 days of quiet on Kilauea’s east rift zone, following the March 5–9 Kamoamoa eruption, lava returned to Pu`u `O`o on March 26. The onset occurred during the inflation phase of a deflation–inflation cycle (DI event), and erupting lava formed a small lava lake at the bottom of Pu`u `O`o crater.

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In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o.  The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10.  After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March 26 when lava began to refill Pu`u `O`o.

Volcano Watch: Scientific collaborations aid study of Kamoamoa fissure eruption

In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o. The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March […]

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The Napau Fire is reported to be 80% contained with no increase in size of the burn area as of mid-day Sunday (March 27).

Firefighters are continuing to set a high priority in protecting the East Rift SEA (Special Ecological Area) on the South side of the fire and the Kealakomo and Naula SEAs on the South.

Napau Fire update for Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Napau Fire is reported to be 80% contained with no increase in size of the burn area as of mid-day Sunday (March 27). Firefighters are continuing to set a high priority in protecting the East Rift SEA (Special Ecological Area) on the South side of the fire and the Kealakomo and Naula SEAs on […]

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Following an almost 17-day pause in eruptive activity, lava is once again visible on Kilauea Volcano’s east rift zone according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

At 10:09 a.m. HST on Saturday, March 26, 2011, lava returned to the Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater. HVO Webcam images

Lava returns to Kilauea Volcano’s east rift zone

Following an almost 17-day pause in eruptive activity, lava is once again visible on Kilauea Volcano’s east rift zone according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. At 10:09 a.m. HST on Saturday, March 26, 2011, lava returned to the Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater. HVO Webcam images

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Since the Kamoamoa fissure eruption ended on the evening of March 9, no lava has been erupted on the east rift zone.  The floor of Pu`u `O`o is still filled with rubble, and there is no active lava anywhere on the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) flow field.

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for the week of March 24

Since the Kamoamoa fissure eruption ended on the evening of March 9, no lava has been erupted on the east rift zone. The floor of Pu`u `O`o is still filled with rubble, and there is no active lava anywhere on the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) flow field.

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HVO scientists were shaken out of their weekend routine when, at 1:42 p.m., on Saturday, March 5, 2011, the seismic tremor alarms started and, at 2:16 p.m., the floor of Pu`u `O`o crater began to collapse.

Volcano Watch: The first day of the Kamoamoa fissure eruption from one scientist’s perspective

HVO scientists were shaken out of their weekend routine when, at 1:42 p.m., on Saturday, March 5, 2011, the seismic tremor alarms started and, at 2:16 p.m., the floor of Pu`u `O`o crater began to collapse.

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The lava sparked Napau wildfire which started March 5, 2011 from the Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption continues to grow in size. Recent rains have slowed the spread of the fire which is still not contained.

Napau fire consumes 1,833 acres in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The lava sparked Napau wildfire which started March 5, 2011 from the Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption continues to grow in size. Recent rains have slowed the spread of the fire which is still not contained.

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Fire managers are still in a planning stage to determine fire resources needs, measure firefighter risk to value, and determine probability and measures of success of operations in terms of costs and efforts.

Napau wildfire sparked by Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption continues to grow

Fire managers are still in a planning stage to determine fire resources needs, measure firefighter risk to value, and determine probability and measures of success of operations in terms of costs and efforts.

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Kamoamoa fissure eruption continues on the east rift zone of Kilauea Volcano.

Kilauea volcano status update for Wednesday (March 9)

Kamoamoa fissure eruption continues on the east rift zone of Kilauea Volcano.

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