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Volcano Updates App

Get up to date news and information about recent volcanic activity from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards Program. Each Volcano Activity Report includes an assigned alert level and aviation color code as issued by the USGS, as well as details regarding current activity. Map the selected volcano and send the update via Twitter, SMS or email (where supported). USGS Updates are typically issued 1-3 times per day depending on activity.

Hawaii, da Big Island

Volcano Updates typically contain detailed information on the active Hawaiian Volcanoes. Over the past few years, the decade-long eruption of Kilauea has begun to shift. The river of lava that flowed to the ocean for 20 years stopped, stalled for a bit, then re-established itself several miles closer to civilization. In 2011 the lava flow took out houses in Kalapana Gardens and a year later took the last remaining house in the old Royal Gardens subdivision. In late 2012 new records were set on lava lake levels within the Halema`uma`u Crater at the Jaggar Museum.

Has Kilauea changed? Is there an ocean entry? What's the lava lake level at Pu`u `O`o? Keep current with all the volcano happenings in Hawaii. Get Volcano Updates for iPhone® and iPod touch® on the App Store now.

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