Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion Update, 13 July 2018


Accessed on 14 July 2018, 0528 UTC, Post #17209.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

There’s been another explosion and collapse incident at the Halemaumau Crater near the Kilauea summit.  Here’s the full report from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Friday, July 13 at 7:15 in the evening.

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.2 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 7:08 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.
  • Motorists be on the lookout for cracks in roadways.
  • If ash is observed, seek cover and stay indoors.

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 Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”


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