Saturday, September 11, 2010

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii - John Seach

Eruptions continue from two location at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii. On the east rift zone lava is visible in Pu`u `O`o crater, and also flowed from the TEB vent through tubes to one ocean entry at Puhi-o-Kalaikini delta. On Thursday there were no surface lava flows visible on the coastal plain. At the summit of Kilauea volcano, lava is visible in a pit at Halemaumau Crater. Lava has reached within 115 m of the surface, and a red glow is visible at night from Hawaii Volcano Observatory. During periods of high lava levels, the lava surface is visible with the naked eye.
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