Sunday, March 06, 2011

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii - John Seach

A new fissure eruption has begun at Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. On 5th March, Hawaii time the floor of Pu'u O'o crater collapsed over a period of 10 minutes. The event was preceded by a rapid deflation of Pu'u O'o and increased tremor along KÄ«lauea's middle east rift zone near Makaopuhi and Napau craters. There was also deflation at the summit. New fissure opened between Pu'u O'o and Napau crater. The fissure ejected lava spatter 20 m high.
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