Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion, 09 July 2018


Accessed on 09 July 2018, 2016 UTC, Post #17179.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

There’s been another shaker at the Halemaumau Crater near the Kilauea volcano.  Here are the details from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Monday July 9 at 9:30 in the morning.

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 9:21 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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Russ Roberts

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