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The Pacific Region has nine USGS Science Centers in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The Regional Office, headquartered in Sacramento, provides Center oversight and support, facilitates internal and external collaborations, and works to further USGS strategic science directions.

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Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 20, 2014

Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This large-scale map shows the distal part of the June 27th flow in relation to nearby Puna communities. The area of the flow on October 17, 2014, at 7:40 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 20 at 1:00 PM is shown in red. Breakouts were scattered across the leading 2 km (1.2 mi) of the flow, and there were a few small

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Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 20, 2014

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This small-scale map shows the June 27th lava flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna. The area of the flow on October 17, 2014, at 7:40 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 20 at 1:00 PM is shown in red. The latitude and longitude of the flow front, which had moved no closer to Pāhoa, was 19.48277 , -154.

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October 19, 2014

Small Collapse and Explosion in Halema`uma`u Crater

This Quicktime movie shows the small explosion of spatter that occurred at Halema‘uma‘u on Sunday, October 19. Spatter landed around the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook (closed to the public).

October 17, 2014

Aerial Overview of Lava Flow Activity

This Quicktime movie provides a brief aerial overview of activity at the flow front.

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 17, 2014

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This small-scale map shows the June 27th lava flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna. The area of the flow on October 15, 2014, at 10:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 17 at 7:40 AM is shown in red. The latitude and longitude of the flow front, which was barely active at that time, was 19.48277 , -

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Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 17, 2014

Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This large-scale map shows the distal part of the June 27th flow in relation to nearby Puna communities. The area of the flow on October 15, 2014, at 10:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 17 at 7:40 AM is shown in red. Breakouts were scattered across the leading 1.9 km (1.2 mi) of the flow, and there were a few small

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Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 15, 2014

Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This large-scale map shows the distal part of the June 27th flow in relation to nearby Puna communities. The area of the flow on October 13, 2014, at 9:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 15 at 10:30 AM is shown in red. Breakouts were mainly scattered across the leading 1.8 km (1.1 mi) of the flow, and midway along the

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Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 15, 2014

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This small-scale map shows the June 27th lava flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna. The area of the flow on October 13, 2014, at 9:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 15 at 10:30 AM is shown in red. The latitude and longitude of the flow front at that time was 19.48271, -154.96598 (Decimal Degrees;

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October 13, 2014

Aerial Overview of Lava Flow Activity

This Quicktime movie provides a brief aerial overview of activity at the flow front.

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 13, 2014

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This small-scale map shows the June 27th lava flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna. The area of the flow on October 10, 2014, at 10:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 13 at 9:30 AM is shown in red. The latitude and longitude of the flow front at that time was 19.48305, -154.96630 (Decimal Degrees;

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Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 13, 2014

Large-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This large-scale map shows the distal part of the June 27th flow in relation to nearby Puna communities. The area of the flow on October 10, 2014, at 10:30 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 13 at 9:30 AM is shown in red. Breakouts were mainly scattered across the leading 2.1 km (1.3 mi) of the flow, and midway along the

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Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone...
October 10, 2014

Small-scale map of June 27th flow in Kīlauea's ERZ

This small-scale map shows the June 27th lava flow in Kīlauea's East Rift Zone in relation to lower Puna. The area of the flow on October 8, 2014, at 10:20 AM is shown in pink, while widening and advancement of the flow as mapped on October 10 at 10:30 AM is shown in red. The latitude and longitude of the flow front at that time was 19.48188, -154.96789 (Decimal Degrees;

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This is a photo of new Banana lava delta.
June 6, 2004

Nice way to spend Sunday morning: on land and in a boat

This is a photo of Banana ocean entry.
June 3, 2004

Banana ocean entries survive Full Strawberry Moon and distraught noddies

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June 3, 2004

In the next 10 days, HVO loses two of its most dynamic research scientists. Peter Cervelli transfers to the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage, and David Sherrod moves to the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington.

This is a photo of a large breakout in Banana flow on Pulama pali.
May 29, 2004

Banana breakouts in east prong of flow