Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion Event, 06 July 2018


Accessed on 07 July 2018, 0427 UTC, Post #17162.

Source:

Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

Another earthquake has rocked the Halemaumau Crater at the Kilauea summit.  The 5.4 temblor did not generate a tsunami.  Here’s the report from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Friday, July 6 at 6:10 in the evening.

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 6:05 PM.

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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