Tag Archives: Kilauea

December 28, 2011 – Jaunary 03, 2012

Volcanoes with activity this week include: Callaqui, Central Chile | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Galeras, Colombia |Gamalama, Halmahera | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Lokon-Empung, Sulawesi | Poás, Costa Rica | Sorikmarapi, Sumatra (Indonesia) | Tungurahua, Ecuador Ongoing Activity: | Fuego, Guatemala | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern … Continue reading

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December 07-13, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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November 30-December 06, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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What is a hot spot and what is a mantle plume??

Several folks have written in after seeing the news reports of lava in Hawaii flowing through the Royal Gardens Subdivision past the house of Jack Thompson, the only remaining resident…  (The flow is approximately 500 yards away from his home…I … Continue reading

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November 23-29, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

During 24-31 March, HVO reported that lava flowed SE from underneath Kilauea’s Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) and rootless shield complex through a lava tube system, reaching the Waikupanaha and Kupapa’u ocean entries. Daily thermal anomalies seen on satellite imagery suggested … Continue reading

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Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

HVO reported that during 25 February-3 March lava flowed SE from underneath Kilauea’s Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) and rootless shield complex through a lava tube system, reaching the Waikupanaha ocean entry and occasionally producing explosions. A sizable collapse of the … Continue reading

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