Kīlauea East Rift Zone Eruption Map

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Map showing the extent of lava flows erupted during Kīlauea's ongoing east rift zone eruption.

Kīlauea East Rift Zone Eruption Map...

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The areas covered during distinct eruptive phases are shown in unique colors and labeled with the years in which those flows were active. These are broken into Episodes 1-48b (1983-1986) in dark gray; Episodes 48c-49 (1986-1992) in light yellow; Episodes 50-53 and 55 (1992-2007) in tan; Episode 54 (1997) in yellow; Episode 58 (2007-2011) in orange; the Episode 59 Kamoamoa eruption (March 2011) in light reddish orange; the Episode 60 Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō overflows and flank breakout (March-August 2011) in pink, the Episode 61 Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō overflow phase (August-September 2011) in dark reddish brown, and flows of the currently active Episode 61 east flank phase (September 21-ongoing) in bright red.

 

 

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