Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Kilauea
in United States

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Kilauea can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 1000032
Name: Kilauea
Lat/Lon: 19.421 , -155.287
Event Date: 30 Sep 2021 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 3000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 190000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population Exposure Index PEI: 3
Inserted at: 30 Sep 2021 05:54 UTC

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 60 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Más allá del Volcán de La Palma: erupciones, mitos y verdades2021-10-03T01:55+0200.

componen el menú informativo de la prensa alrededor del mundo. En esta nota, tres vulcanólogos e Investigadores del Conicet le quitan el halo espectacular al acontecimiento y coinciden en que son eventos “bellísimos”, "potencialmente peligr
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Supervolcán en EU amenaza la vida de la Tierra: NASA2021-10-02T22:05+0200.

ESTADOS UNIDOS.- Es cierto que existe un sin fin de teorías que predicen el fin de la humanidad y ahora a éstas también se suma el supervolcán Yellowstone, ubicado en Estados Unidos; pero por fortuna, la Administración Nacional de Aeronáuti
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Environmental disasters across globe in September 20212021-10-02T19:17+0200.

ANKARA A range of environmental disasters hit the world in September, including heavy rains and floods in Spain and Pakistan, a deadly hurricane in the US, volcanic eruptions in Italy, Spain and Japan, a tropical storm in Thailand, and land
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (31), (1), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),