Volcano News 2018

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Friday 4th May 2018
Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
A flank eruption began on the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii at 5pm on 3rd May 2018. Evacuations were ordered for the communities of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions.
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Tuesday 4th April 2018
Piton de la Fournaise Volcano, Reunion
An eruption began at Piton de la Fournaise volcano at 11 am on 3rd April 2018. Seismic activity began at 6 am. A 1-km long fissure opened up, with lava fountains from two locations.
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Wednesday 14th February 2018
Mayon Volcano, Philippines
Weak lava fountaining, lava flows, and degassing are occurring at Mayon volcano, Philippines. Maximum distance of lava flow is 4.5 km. Alert level 4 remains at volcano (on a scale from 0 to max 5).
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Friday 9th February 2018
Kadovar Volcano, Papua New Guinea
An eruption of Kadovar volcano began on 5th January 2018. Pyroclastics covered more than half the island. Ash emissions reached 7000 ft altitude, and ashfall was reported more than 140 km away. Residents of Kadovar evacuated to Blup Blup, 10 km away. On 9th February 2018 a collapse of the lava dome caused six small tsunamis.
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