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Fissure 8 Cone on October 10, 2018. USGS/HVO image.

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for October 11, 2018

Kīlauea activity is greatly reduced, with low rates of seismicity, deformation, and gas emissions recorded this past week, and no active lava at the surface of the volcano since September 5.

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This comparison shows the area of Kapoho before and after. Kapoho Crater is in the left portion of the image. Lava filled much of the crater, including the small nested crater that contained Green Lake. The Kapoho Beach Lots subdivision is in the right side of the image, north of Kapoho Bay, and was completely covered by the fissure 8 lava flow. Vacationland Hawai‘i, in the lower right corner of the image, was also completely covered, along with the adjacent tide pools. Kapoho Farm Lots, near the center of the image, is also beneath the flow. For a map of the 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption fissures and surrounding area, see the HVO web site

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for October 4, 2018

Active lava has not been seen within the fissure 8 cone since September 5, and the high rates of seismicity and deflationary deformation at the summit stopped abruptly on August 4.

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Volcano fire department units move back into Kilauea Military Camp station

The Hawai‘i Fire Department announces that its Volcano community Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services units have moved back to their permanent fire station located at the Kīlauea Military Camp (KMC) within the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. The temporary fire station located at 19-4213 Haunani Road is now closed.

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Fissure 8 cone. September 27, 2018.

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 27, 2018

At Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone, the most recent significant incandescence visible within the fissure 8 cone was on September 15. At the summit of the volcano, seismicity and ground deformation remain low.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 20, 2018

The combined sulfur dioxide emission rates at Kīlauea’s summit, Puʻu ʻŌʻō, and lower East Rift Zone remain at less than 1,000 tonnes per day—lower than at any time since late 2007.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 13, 2018

Since the beginning of September, small lava flows have been observed within the fissure 8 cone, but none have extended outside the walls of the cone.

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Kilauea summit before and after images (January 3 & August 31)

Viewing Kilauea summit from space before and after the collapse of Halemaumau’s lava lake.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 30, 2018

At Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone, no incandescence was visible in the fissure 8 cone and no lava was entering the ocean as of August 30, 2018.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 23, 2018

Activity on Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone and at the summit of the volcano remains greatly diminished as of August 23.

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Thermal image of the Pahoa-Kalapana Road (Route 130) at mile-marker 14.5 where metal plates cover steaming cracks on the roadway. The temperatures are relative to ambient temperature in the area so you must look at the temperature readings and not just the colors/shades alone. Images captured August 10, 2018 courtesy of the County of Hawaii

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 16, 2018

Activity on Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone and at the summit of the volcano remained greatly diminished this past week.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 9, 2018

Lower East Rift Zone activity was limited to a small pond of lava deep within the fissure 8 cone and small streams of lava entering the ocean near Isaac Hale Beach Park and at Kapoho Bay.

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Volcano Watch: How long will Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption continue?

“How long will it last?” is one of the most challenging questions asked about a volcanic eruption, including Kīlauea Volcano’s current lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) eruption.

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During this morning's overflight, the ocean entry laze plume was being blown offshore, allowing this fairly clear view (looking northeast) of the Pohoiki boat ramp at Isaac Hale Beach Park. Incandescent (glowing red) spots of lava can be seen within the flow field beyond the boat ramp. HVO geologists also observed a few oozes of lava on or near the western flow margin, but all appeared weak as of 6:00 a.m. HST. Photo taken Thursday, August 2, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 2, 2018

On Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone, lava continued to erupt primarily from fissure 8, feeding a channelized flow to the main ocean entry near Ahalanui Beach Park.

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Informational meeting in Volcano on August 2 regarding emergency planning

The County of Hawai’i will hold an informational meeting in Volcano Village on Thursday, August 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Center regarding emergency planning for the area. The meeting is aimed at providing information regarding County evacuation plans amid ongoing seismic activity at the Halemau’uma’u Summit that has compromised Highway 11, the main artery […]

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