Volcano news & updates: Kilauea volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)
Kilauea volcano update: Lava flow reaches ocean
wo, 27 jul 2016, 07:5507:55 AM | DOOR: T
The new lava flow sea entry shortly after its formation (image: tapandgrind / instagram)
The so-called 61G lava flow continued its rapid advance and reached the ocean early yesterday morning at 01:12 local time.
The 61G lava flow entering the ocean on Hawaii (image: HVO)
It crossed the emergency coastal road and created a new narrow ocean entry where new land is now being formed to again enlarge the surface of Big Island.
Image source: tapandgrind / instagram.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016, 07:27
Over the weekend, the lava flow in the coastal flat had advanced significantly, bringing the closest lava flow front to only 370 m distance from the coast as of Monday morning (Hawaiian time). Chances to see lava entering the sea in the coming days or weeks are increasing with each day. Lees alle
Mon, 25 Jul 2016, 05:16
The 61G lava flow southeast of Pu'u 'Ō'ō remains active in the coastal plain and its most advanced front was 730 m (0.45 miles) from the ocean yesterday morning (local time on Hawaii). Lees alle
Thu, 21 Jul 2016, 07:39
No significant changes have occurred over the past days. The lava flow in the coastal flat remains active, but has not advanced in the past days. The flow front remains stalled at 850 m (0.5 miles) from the coast. Lees alle
Tue, 19 Jul 2016, 20:21
The so-called "61G lava flow" southeast from Pu'u 'O'o extending into the coastal flat remains active, but most activity in the past days continued to enlarge and inflate the existing lava flow field. ... Lees alle
Sat, 16 Jul 2016, 12:41
The latest mapping of the active lava flow in the coastal plain shows that the leading tip was about 870 m from the coast yesterday. Most of the activity in recent days has been the overriding and widening of the lava flow field, with only little net advance of the farthest lava front towards ocean. Lees alle