VIDEO: Lava continues to flow from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano after the December 20 eruption on the Halema‘uma‘u summit. Images released by the US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Kilauea is a popular tourist attraction located on Hawaii's Big Island
"Shortly after approximately 9:30 p.m. HST, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow within Halemaʻumaʻu crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. An eruption has commenced within #K īlauea’s summit caldera."
How hot is Kīlauea's summit water lake? Scientists at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) are using a continuously operating thermal camera to find out. Learn more in this week's #VolcanoWatch article:
Kilauea's 35-year eruption "appears to have ended," lead scientist at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says
? The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Sunday that the lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has traveled more than half a mile, and aftershocks continue to shake the region.
Threat of dangerous volcanic activity in Hawaii could continue for weeks and violent explosions could occur with "very little warning," Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says.
The island of Hawaii grows 165 sq metres every day. (Photo by United States Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.)