Saturday, March 05, 2011

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii - John Seach

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii continues to erupt. Along the east rift zone lava is erupting from Pu'u O'o crater covering the western crater floor. On the coastal plain near Kalapana, surface lava flows have reached within 1 km of highway 130. At the summit of Kilauea lava in the vent of Halemaumau reached a level of 70 m below the surface. Seismic tremor at the summit is sometimes accompanied by rockfall in the vent.
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