Hawaii Volcanoes

May 9, 2018 Aerial Video Courtesy: Paradise Helicopters Twitter

On May 11, 2018, the USGS tweeted this Kilauea volcano morning update: “Unrest related magma in Lelani Estates continues but lava currently erupting. Steaming ground cracks near Hwy 130. Lava lake level continues to drop with intertermittent rockfalls and ash clouds.”

Photos Courtesy:  USGS Volcanoes

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Posted May 9, 2018

A look into the Kilauea Volcano Summit 700 feet below the crater rim. Orange paint shows cracks in Highway 130 to track potential new fissures in Leilani Estates. Steam rises near fissure 9 on Moku Street in Leilani Estates on the big island of Hawaii. Photos Courtesy: USGS Volcanoes

Late this afternoon, the Civil Defense said “No change in activity; lava has covered 104 acres and destroyed 35 structures. Also a new website has been set up to help community response” on the USGS Volcanoes Twitter feed.

This morning, USGS Volcanoes tweeted “the Leilani Estates eruption in Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone has paused. Gas emissions line and fissure system is 2.5 miles long.”

The new website has updates and how you can help residents and visitors affected by the volcano eruptions and 6.9 earthquake on the big island of Hawaii.

Visit:  http://www.punalavaflow2018.com

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