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Kilauea volcano

Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft)
Hawai’i, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)

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Kilauea volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly effusive since 1790, but ~60% explosive over past ~2500 years.

Kilauea volcano tours:

Hawaii – Birthplace of Islands (14 days walking and study tour to Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawai’i)

Dream Come True – World Volcano Tour (4-week round-the-world trip to Hawaii – Vanuatu – New Zealand – Indonesia)

Pele´s Fire and Myths (7 days walking tour exploring Kilauea´s historic eruption sites, Hawai’i)

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Kilauea volcano sat by (C) NASA

Kilauea volcano sat by (C) NASA

 

Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)

Kilauea Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EMS ARE MAINLY STEAM AND GAS.

Mon, 21 Dec 2020, 15:30

15:30 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX23 at 15:15 UTC, 21/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201221/1513Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: KILAUEA 332010
PSN: N1925 W15517

AREA: HAWAIIAN.IS

SUMMIT ELEV: 4009 FT [1222 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/003

INFO SOURCE: GOES-17. HONOLULU MWO. WEBCAM.

ERUPTION DETAILS: EMS ARE MAINLY STEAM AND GAS.

OBS VA DTG: 21/1501Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA,

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/2100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: NO VA SIG OBSD IN STLT IMAGERY OR WEBCAM
ATTM. NO ASHFALL RPRTD BY MWO OR HVO. PER
DISCUSSION WITH MWO, LKLY THAT A LL EMS ARE STEAM
AND GAS. …HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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