Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion Event, 18 July 2018


Accessed on 18 July 2018, 1506 UTC, Post #17240.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii Count Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

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

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Wednesday, July 18 at 01:45 in the early morning.

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 01:28 on Wednesday morning.

 

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 the collapse/explosive event.
  • 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 Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”


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