Archived Volcano News - John Seach
August 2007


News reports posted in Eastern Australian Time (UT + 10 hr)
Reports written by John Seach

Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii)
19.425 N, 155.292 W, summit elevation 1222 m, Shield volcano
Wednesday 8th August 2007
Lava continues to flow NE from a fissure on the east rift zone at Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. The fissures are located between Pu`u `O`o crater and Kupaianaha.
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Vanuatu Earthquake (Magnitude 7.2)
Thursday 2nd August 2007
A major earthquake (magnitude 7.2) hit Vanuatu this morning at 4:08 am local time. The earthquake epicentre was located 38 km SW of Ambae volcano, and 85 km NW of Ambrym volcano. The earthquake had an intermediate depth focus of 145 km. Earthquakes of this magnitude sometimes disrupt nearby volcanoes. There was a magnitude 5.1 aftershock one hour later.
Volcanoes of Vanuatu...