HVO Kilauea ORANGE/WATCH - Eruption continues at summit and East Rift Zone. Flows pose no threat to nearby communities.
Mar 18, 2017 20:13 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at its summit and at the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō is entering the ocean at Kamokuna and is feeding surface flows above the pali. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities at this time. Deflationary tilt at the summit began yesterday and continues. The lava lake level was about 23.5 m (77 ft) below the Overlook crater rim when measured yesterday evening. Seismicity at Kīlauea has not changed significantly in the past several days, and remains ...