Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion Event, 15 July 2018


Accessed on 15 July 2018, 1509 UTC, Post #17219.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

There has been another explosion event at the Halemaumau Crater near the Kilauea summit.  Here’s the latest information from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Sunday, July 15 at 3:35 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 3:26 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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