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Seismicity Associated with the Eruption of Kilauea Volcano


The downlift migration of shawllow earthquakes swarms that occured episodically for many months before the eart-rift eruption of january, 1983 reflected the proocess of magma movement from the summit to the east rift storage complex as a preliminary stage to the eruption. Migration of earthquakes at a rate of 0.6 to 0.7 km per hour during the final intrusion bifore the eruption provided a seismic measure for the rate of downrift propagtion of magmatic pressure. The spatial dostribution of summit, rift and south flank earthquakes delineated the magma tranport system.
Koyanagi, R.Y - Personal Name
551.21(kilaue) Koy s c.1
NONE
Textbook
English
No data
1984
USA
61 hlm, Fig., Tab.
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