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Simplified map of Kilauea Volcano showing the summit caldera, southwest and east rift zones, Pu`u `O`o, roads, and several communities located on the volcano's flanks. From USGS
Recent Volcano Observatory Activity Reports from USGS
Cleveland Daily Update issued Sep 30, 2014 12:05 Volcano Alert Level ADVISORY - Aviation Color Code YELLOW
No activity observed in cloudy satellite or web camera images. Nothing significant noted in seismic or infrasound data. Details...
Shishaldin Daily Update issued Sep 30, 2014 12:05 Volcano Alert Level WATCH - Aviation Color Code ORANGE
Low-level eruptive activity is likely continuing. Elevated surface temperatures were observed overnight in multiple satellite images. A slight uptick in seismicity and airwaves was detected over the past day. No activity observed in partly cloudy web camera images. Details...
Kilauea Daily Update issued Sep 30, 2014 08:52 Volcano Alert Level WARNING - Aviation Color Code ORANGE
Activity Summary: Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone, and gas emissions remained elevated. Inflationary ground tilt and a rise in lava level were recorded at the summit over the past day. At the middle East Rift Zone, the leading edge of the June 27th lava flow remains stalled, although scattered breakouts of lava are present near the lava flow front and at other places between the flow front and Puʻu ʻŌʻō. June 27th Lava Flow Observations: The June 27th lava flow remains active. An HVO overflight on Monday ... Details...
Kilauea VAN/VONA issued Sep 29, 2014 17:34 Volcano Alert Level WARNING - Aviation Color Code ORANGE
The June 27th flow front remains stalled 2.3 km (1.4 miles) upslope from Apa`a St. and 3.3 km (2.1 mi) from Pāhoa Village Road. Two slow-moving lobes behind the stalled front have advanced northeast 65 and 80 m (215 and 260 ft) since September 26; the nearest lobe is about 125 m (410 ft) behind the stalled front. Lava continues to break out of the tube about 8 km (5 mi) behind the flow front near where lava entered a crack system on August 18. The stalled leading edge of the flow is approximately 16.4 km (10.2 miles) straight-line distance from the vent. Because the flows near the ... Details...