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Kīlauea Eruption & Maunaloa Update, Day 100: March 30, 2021

3:06 AM · Mar 31, 2021

Kīlauea's lava continues to flow into Halemaʻumaʻu crater with subtle changes, and small earthquake swarm on Maunaloa prompts an official statement: New on Kīlauea: - West Vent entry slow but uninterrupted, north branch strengthens - Small west bay of lava lake stagnant - Lava lake depth unchanged at 224 m / 735 ft - Small DI tilt cycle, SO2 trending lower between 580-650 t/d - Eruption rate low On Maunaloa: - Over 130 small earthquakes in 36 hours, NW of summit - Cluster 3.5-5 miles below surface, largest M2.7 - No increased imminence of eruption We review new media, monitoring data and time-lapses available courtesy of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on the current Kīlauea eruption, Maunaloa seismicity and monitoring signals, and return to a brief analysis of calculated eruption rates based on preliminary USGS daily updates and maps for the first 100 days of Kīlauea's 2020-21 summit eruption.

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