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Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008
The ash plume from the new Halemau'uma'u vent.
The ash plume from the new Halemau'uma'u vent.
The new gas vent at Halema`uma`u crater has erupted lava the evening of Easter Sunday into early Easter Monday. The amount of lava erupted from the vent last night was small, but it represents the first lava erupted from anywhere in Halema`uma`u since 1982. Previous eruptions included lava flowing into the crater from fissure eruptions on its southwest rim in 1974 and 1971 and an 8 month eruption in Halema`uma`u in 1967-1968 that created a lake of lava that covered the entire crater floor. ...more
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Thursday, Mar 20, 2008
On March 19, 2008, a small explosion occurred at Halema'uma'u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. This is the first explosive event at the summit of Kilauea after almost a century. ...more
Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008
While lava continues to flow into the ocean, an unusual event is taking place at the summit of the volcano: a new gas vent has opened at the base of Halemaumau crater in the caldera of Kilauea volcano. ...more [read all]
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008
The village Emporion
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Tuesday, Mar 11, 2008
Lengai's activity has been continuing to increase. Over the past days, several ash eruptions have produced plumes up to more than 10km height, the largest one possibly being on 4 March rising to about 14 km, as evident from satellite data, observations by passing aircraft and spectacular photos taken from the ground posted on Fred Belton's website. ...more
Thursday, Mar 06, 2008
Based on satellite imagery and information from RVO, Bagana volcano has been producing small ash explosions since 3 March.
IG reported steam and ash-and-steam plumes from Tungurahua that rose to altitudes of 5.8-8 km (19,000-26,200 ft) a.s.l. during 27 February - 1 March. Ash plumes drifted NW, W, SW, and SE, ashfall was reported in areas to the SW on 27 February. Lahars or mudflows descended the Mapayacu and Choglontus drainages in the SW, and drainages in the Pampas sector to the S on 27 and 28 February. ...more
Shiveluch volcano continues to produce small hot avalanches from its growing lava dome. Based on seismic interpretation from KVERT, ash plumes possibly rose to an altitude of 5.6 km (18,400 ft) a.s.l. during 24-26 February. ...more
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008
During 13-19 February lava-dome growth at Mount St. Helens continued. ...more

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