Overall Orange alert Volcanic eruption for Kilauea
in United States

Event summary

Volcanic eruption is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Kilauea
Lat/Lon: 19.421097 , -155.286762
Event Date: 28 May 2018 06:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: 180000 people within 100km
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI:
Population exposure index:
Inserted at: 07 May 2018 05:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (USA)


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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 04 May 2018 22:00 VAAC

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Critical infrastructure

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More information

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