HVO Kilauea ORANGE/WATCH - Eruption continues at summit and East Rift Zone. Flows pose no threat to nearby communities.

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 May 2017

May 18, 2017 19:55 - Activity Summary: No significant change. Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at its summit in Halemaʻumaʻu and at Puʻu ʻŌʻō on the East Rift Zone. This morning the summit lava lake was about 15 m (49 ft) below the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu. The episode 61g lava flow continues to enter the ocean at Kamokuna. Active surface flows persist above the pali southeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō. These pose no threat to nearby communities. Low rates of ground surface deformation and seismicity continue across the volcano. Summit Observations: Slight inflationary tilt was recorded ...



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