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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – May 19, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u crater, in...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – May 16, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u crater, in...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – May 11, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u crater, in...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – May 5, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u crater, in...

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Volcano Watch — Kīlauea’s dynamic landscape: Reflections on the past four years

May 3 marked the 4th anniversary of the start of Kīlauea’s historic 2018 eruption that covered much of lower Puna with lava flows and dropped the...

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Now online classroom activity (grades 4-5) based on Kīlauea summit water lake datasets

Exploring hot spot volcanism and a mysterious lake at the summit of Kīlauea using models, USGS data, and Hawaiian moʻolelo

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – April 27, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Intermittent lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u...

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USGS Releases Five-year Nationwide Strategic Plan for Volcano Hazards

The U.S. Geological Survey recently released a new Volcano Hazards Program Strategic Science Plan for 2022-2026.

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Volcano Watch — It is Earth Day, My Earthlings

Earth Day (https://www.earthday.org/) was first established on April 22, 1970, to raise awareness of some of the harmful effects industrialization was...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – April 19, 2022

An eruption at Kīlauea's summit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021. Intermittent lava activity is confined within Halema‘uma‘u...

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USGS HVO Information Statement—Magnitude-4.3 and 4.6 earthquakes east-northeast of Pāhala, Island of Hawai‘i

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.3 earthquake on Friday, April 15, at 01:58:25 a.m., HST...

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Volcano Watch — From Mauna Loa or Kīlauea? A Geologic Whodunnit

Mauna Loa and Kīlauea are the two most active volcanoes on the Island of Hawai‘i, and they have overlapping eruption histories. They are located in...

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