Kīlauea ERZ Eruption Map: Oct. 25, 2012

Kīlauea East Rift Zone Eruption Map: October 25, 2011...

Detailed Description

Map showing the extent of lava flows erupted during Kīlauea's ongoing east rift zone eruption and labeled with the years in which they were active. Episodes 1-48b (1983-1986) is shown in dark gray; Episodes 48c-49 (1986-1992) is pale yellow; Episodes 50-53 and 55 (1992-2007) is tan; Episode 54 (1997) is yellow); Episode 58 (2007-2011) is pale orange; the episode 59 Kamoamoa eruption (March 2011) is at left in light reddish orange; the episode 60 Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō overflows and flank breakout (Mar-August 2011) is orange; and the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō overflow phase (August-September 2011) of episode 61 is dark reddish orange. The flows of the currently active Episode 61 east flank phase (September 21-ongoing) are the two shades of red—pink is the extent of the flow from September 21 to October 14, and bright red marks flow expansion from October 14 to 25.

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Image Dimensions: 1200 x 927

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