Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Update: Lava Eruptions at Fissure 8 May Be Slowing Down
After months of eruptions, causing evacuations, destruction of property and land, and the creation of new landscapes, lava output from Fissure 8 at the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii was slowing down as of Sunday.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) announced on Sunday that the helicopter overflight conducted in the morning confirmed a “significant reduction” in lava output from Fissure 8. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) geologists noticed low levels of fountaining, or lava being sprayed into the air, as well as largely crusted lava into the spillway and channel system downstream.
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Courtesy: USGS, Paradise Helicopters, Hawaii County Fire Department