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VolcanoWatch Weekly [1 Apr 2011]

Posted by feww on April 1, 2011

Summary of Weekly Volcanic Activity Report

[23 March-29 March 2011 — Source of volcano activity list: SI/USGS]

HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE — Thursday, March 31, 2011 8:01 AM HST (18:01 UTC)

KILAUEA VOLCANO
Location: 19°25’16” N 155°17’13” W
Summit Elevation: 4,091 ft (1,247 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Activity Summary for past 24 hours: DI inflation started yesterday afternoon at the summit. The summit lava lake returned as the Pu`u `O`o lava lake episodically filled and drained while its level rose slowly. Summit seismicity was low, with a brief swarm of deep LPs while East Rift Zone seismicity increased slightly. Source

Lava Returns to Kīlauea Volcano’s east rift zone


Pu`u `Ō `ō crater seen on March 26 when  a small lake of fresh lava formed. Click image to enlarge.


Molten lava is seen in this webcam image deep in the vent inset within the east wall of Halema`uma`u Crater. Source

New Activity/Unrest:

* Mount Karangetang erupted about 6 hours after the March 11 Megaquake struck near the east coast of Honshu.

Map of Volcanoes


Map of Volcanoes.
Background Map: University of Michigan. Designed and enhanced by Fire Earth Blog. Click image to enlarge.

Ongoing Activity:

For additional information, see source.

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