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    Human impact: Stunning before and after satellite views of the eruption area covering homes in the Multimedia Section, posted Sept 28.
    Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.

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    USGS has downgraded Kilauea's alert status from orange to yellow for both aviation and otherwise due to now significant activity for thirty days. They also note this:
    This change in activity marks the first time since 1986 that lava has not been active at Kīlauea's surface for a period of 30 or more days (The last long pause was 48.5 days between episodes 39 and 40 of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō eruption.) In the past 200 years, the volcano has experienced periods of quiet ranging from months to years with no eruptive activity. However, Kīlauea is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, and additional eruptions will occur.
    Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.

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    From the HVO site: "Kīlauea Volcano is not erupting." They haven't been able to say that in more than 30 years. But there's an inflationary trend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
    From the HVO site: "Kīlauea Volcano is not erupting." They haven't been able to say that in more than 30 years. But there's an inflationary trend.
    To paraphrase Arnold, "She'll be back."

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    So will this be considered the end of the 1983 eruption?

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    Quote Originally Posted by publiusr View Post
    So will this be considered the end of the 1983 eruption?
    Probably not, unless the period of inactivity goes on for a year or two. I'd bet it won't. It's recharging.
    Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt.

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