Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 20, 2013

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Kahauale‘a flow front stalls, new overflow in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

Kahauale‘a flow front stalls, new overflow in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō

Kahauale‘a flow front stalls, new overflow in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō...

Breakouts have diminished over the past few days on the Kahauale‘a flow (heading northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō), and the flow front has not advanced significantly since April 8. Compare today's thermal image with that from the April 8 overflight. During today's flight, there were no active breakouts at the flow front.

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A vigorous flow was erupted on the floor of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater starti...

A vigorous flow was erupted on the floor of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater starting early this morning from a cone near the north rim, but a smaller flow was also erupted from a spatter cone near the south rim around noon. This photo captures a burst of spatter from the southern cone as the small flow was erupted.

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Lava erupted this morning from the cone near the north rim of Pu‘u ...

Lava erupted this morning from the cone near the north rim of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater, with a small portion of the flow emptying out onto the east spillway. This new flow brings the floor of the crater slightly closer to the north crater rim.

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This short Quicktime movie shows spattering from a cone near the south rim of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater as a short lava flow is erupted.

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