Accessed on 03 July 2018, 1440 UTC, Post #17140.
Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
The Halemaumau Crater remains a very active place. Here’s the current update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
This is a Civil Defense message for Tuesday, July 3 at 2:45 in the morning.
Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a gas explosion with energy equal to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 2:17 AM.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii.
Due to the volcanic activity, the following is provided for your awareness:
- Residents in the area affected by earthquakes are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.
- When driving be on the lookout for cracks in roadways.
- If ash is observed stay indoors or seek cover.
Again, there is No Tsunami Threat to the island of Hawaii.
We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.
This is your Hawai’i County Civil Defense Agency.”
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Until next time,