VIDEO: Evening Lava Update – Saturday, Nov. 15

November 16, 2014 2:56 PM

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VIDEO: Evening Lava Update – Saturday, Nov. 15

Scientists of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory conducted field observations of the June 27th lava flow today, November 15, 2014. Breakouts were active below Apa`a St./Cemetery Rd., a short distance north of the cemetery, and approximately 650 meters (0.4 miles) upslope of Pāhoa Village Road.

The majority of breakouts were active upslope of Apa`a St./Cemetery Rd. Breakouts remained active in a lobe that is upslope of the transfer station, and the leading tip of this lobe was 180 meters (200 yards) upslope of Apa`a St. This lobe is also widening towards the east. Additional breakouts were...

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