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| Terrawatch: Kilauea being closely watched by volcanologists

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Source: earthquake-report.com
Source: earthquake-report.com


Fuego’s fury may be over now, but Kilauea might still produce a dramatic finale
For volcanologists these are busy times. The eruption on Sunday of came suddenly and its . Meanwhile, volcano has been providing drama for more than four weeks now. The two volcanoes are very different beasts. “Kilauea is fed from a mantle hotspot, erupting dry, hot basalts; Fuego is fed from a subduction zone, erupting sticky, wet magmas that tend to explode,” said Daniel Morgan, a geologist at the University of Leeds. With luck, the worst is now past for Fuego, but on Kilauea there is still concern about how the ending will play out.

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