HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT

High levels of unrest related to the intermittent eruption of lava in Leilani Estates in the lower East Rift Zone of K?lauea Volcano continue. While no lava was noted erupting today from any of the 15 fissure vents formed thus far, earthquake activity, ground deformation, and continuing high emission rates of sulphur dioxide indicate additional outbreaks of lava are likely. The location of future outbreaks is not known with certainty, but could include areas both uprift (southwest) and downrift (northeast) of the existing fissures, or resumption of activity at existing fissures.

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