Lava Update | Earthquakes & Ash Clouds (May 4, 2018)

  At 11:33 AM today, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center recorded a 5.3 magnitude earthquake off the south flank of the Kilauea Volcano. Another earthquake located in the same area, shook an hour later at 12:33 PM with a 6.0 magnitude. To follow the earthquake activity, go to  https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/observatories/hvo/hvo_earthquakes.html. Between earthquakes, the below photo was … More Lava Update | Earthquakes & Ash Clouds (May 4, 2018)

Lava Update | HVO Observations (May 4, 2018)

HVO (Hawaiian Volcano Observatory) has sent out this update as of 8:00 AM this morning, May 4, 2018. . . . Summary: An eruption is in progress along Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone. Since late afternoon May 3, at least three small fissure vents have opened in Leilani Estates subdivision in the lower Puna district. … More Lava Update | HVO Observations (May 4, 2018)

LAVA UPDATE: Thursday, July 21, 6:00 am – Pulama Pali and Kalapana overflight

Eruptive activity persists on Kilauea’s east rift zone, as lava from Pu‘u ‘O‘o feeds flow 61g and it continues to creep toward the seacoast. A breakout roughly midway down on Pulama Pali, extended to its base, while another large breakout roughly 1/4 of a mile onto the coastal plain continues the overplating process. A collapse … More LAVA UPDATE: Thursday, July 21, 6:00 am – Pulama Pali and Kalapana overflight

LAVA UPDATE: Thursday, July 14, 6:00 am – Pulama Pali overflight

Flow 61g continues to be active, although its leading edge remains approximately 0.6 miles from the sea. Numerous little breakouts on the coastal plain were visible and interior sections of the flow field seem to be inflating, while other areas have overplating occurring. A couple of larger breakouts were also active near the base of … More LAVA UPDATE: Thursday, July 14, 6:00 am – Pulama Pali overflight