HVO Kilauea ORANGE/WATCH - Eruption continues at summit and East Rift Zone. No immediate threat to nearby communities.

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 Mar 2018

Mar 18, 2018 19:01 - Activity Summary: The eruptions at Kīlauea Volcano’s summit and East Rift Zone continue without significant changes. The Episode 61g lava flow is active, issuing surface flows on upper parts of the flow field and on Pulama pali. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities. Lava is not flowing into the ocean at this time. The lava lake surface within the Halemaʻumaʻu Overlook vent was measured at 36m (~118ft) beneath the adjacent floor of Halemaʻumaʻu yesterday afternoon. Since then lake level has risen slightly, in conjunction with gradual summit ...



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