Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 20 m and 40 m (66–131 ft) below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u C… 125 more words
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A magnitude 3.8 earthquake, followed by a magnitude 3.5 aftershock struck near Kilauea volcano this afternoon.
During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 85–135 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.
Lava erupting from the Pu‘u ‘O‘o vent entered the ocean along Kilauea Volcano’s south coast this past week for the first time since 2013 — perhaps the beginning of a new sustained lava entry that will add new land to Hawaii Island. 174 more words
Lava entered the ocean early Tuesday morning, just two months after the latest phase of the Kilauea eruption began.
The 61G lava flow extending southeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō towards the coastal plain on Kīlauea’s south flank remains active.
Source: Tip of 61G lava flow is 0.4 miles from coastal emergency road and is active | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/07/16/tip-of-lava-flow-is-0-4-miles-from-coastal-emergency-road-and-is-active/).
Accessed on 17 July 2016, 05:41 hrs, UTC. 131 more words