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The 2018 rift eruption and summit collapse of Kīlauea Volcano

February 22, 2019

2018 Kīlauea lower East Rift Zone eruption and calderal collapse described in Science paper.

In 2018, Kīlauea Volcano experienced its largest lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) eruption and caldera collapse in at least 200 years. Observations and insights from the events are described in this paper, written by the scientists who monitored the activity and published in Science on January 25, 2019. Read paper… 

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