7-09 Major Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Crater Collapse Explosion, USGS Drone Image, ERZ Map on Google ? – Hawaii Video

3D Animation rendered on Google Earth with 7/08/2018 Crater Satellite Radar image for Hawaii Kilauea Volcano summit and East Rift Zone Fissure Complex Lava Flow map released on 7/09/2018 2:00 PM. USGS M5+ Earthquake Data, Summit Crater Fault and Fracture map and USGS 6/29/2018 released Fissure 8 Drone flight image are also included.

At the moment, there are 24 locations indicated (1 through 24) The first occurrence at F1 location started on 5/3/2018 at Leilani Estates. According to the latest USGS ERZ lava flow and the Thermal Map F8 is the most active fissure. F22 had lava discharge but not as much. Total Lava flow estimated area is ~11.2 square miles.

Source Image, Video, Data Credit; U.S. Geological Survey, Digital Globe, Google, NOAA, NSF, U.S. NAVY, NGA, GEBCO, LDEO–Columbia, Landsat / Copernicus, NASA, U.S. Department of Interior Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana CosmoSkyMed, European Space Agency, Derivation from USGS, NASA Imagery

“Ever Mindful” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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  1. There it is! Made me jump! ????? Good timing and I like the various ways you show it happening. Whoa.

  2. Grazie … from Stromboli … volcanic passion … just the skin of mother earth …

  3. Happy early evening dear Volkan…wow, this is a very long video and so perfectly detailed. It took you a long time to put this one together. Thank you❣its immeasurable❣. I like the cello? Really goes well with this video updated with great detail. I think this video really shows the stages in the best way, and definitely more thorough. Now it's hard to decipher which is my favorite. Ha. But seriously, they are all good and have their own unique behaviors, and identities. Ya know? Excellent Volkan‼️‼️ Thanks again for all your hard work. If I don't see you here later….enjoy a peaceful evening, wherever you are, in this HEAT! ? But I guess it's no where's near as bad as near this activity. ? ?. ?. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?oh..and..??

  4. That timelapse video and the radar imagery animation at the end are impressive. Great video again!

  5. Wow, great timelapse & overviews! Impressive watching the crater collapse. Thank you!

  6. WOW!!! Best video I've seen lately of that!!!! Thank you so much!!!


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