Accessed on 05 July 2018, 0328 UTC, Post #17148.
Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
Another explosion has occurred at the Kilauea Summit, equivalent to a magnitude 5.4 earthquake. Here’s the report from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:
CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY Date: July, 4th 2018
MEDIA UPDATE Time: 10:30am
Incident: Kilauea Summit Collapse/Explosion, Wednesday, , July 4, 2018 at 10:30a.m.
This is a Civil Defense message for Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 10:30a.m.
The Hawaii Volcano Observatory reports that a collapse/explosion event occurred at approximately 10:21 a.m. The energy released from the event is equivalent to a magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale and did NOT cause a tsunami.
The event resulted in a small ash plume that may affect the surrounding areas.
Repeat, there is NO tsunami threat.
We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”
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