Lava Flow Update – Monday, Nov. 10

November 10, 2014 6:42 PM

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Lava Flow Update – Monday, Nov. 10

Kīlauea volcano continues to erupt at its summit and within its East Rift Zone. The leading edge of the June 27th lava flow has not advanced beyond where it stalled on October 30. HVO scientists on the ground monitoring the flow on Sunday observed localized breakouts of lava in scattered locations upslope of the stalled leading flow edge. A new breakout emerged near Apaʻa Street and crossed the road, and a Monday morning assessment by County Civil Defense observed that lava had approached to within 5 m (5 yards) of a residential structure. Minor deflationary tilt of Kīlauea’s summit was recorded, and the level of the summit lava lake at Halemaʻumaʻu Crater decreased slightly from the previous day.

HVO scientists were on the ground on Sunday monitoring the progress of the lava flow. The leading edge of the flow had not advanced beyond where it stalled on October 30, in a residential area approximately 155 meters (170 yards) above Pāhoa Village Road, but breakouts were observed in areas upslope...

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