Halemaumau Collapse/Explosion Event


Accessed on 31 July 2018, 0243 UTC, Post #17326.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

There’s been another Halemaumau Crater Collapse and Explosion Event near the Kilauea Summit.  Here’s the latest update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message for Tuesday, July 31 at 12:45 this morning.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports a collapse event at Halemaumau Crater occurred at 12:30 AM with energy equal to a 4.5 magnitude earthquake.  There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to the Island of Hawaii.

Due to this volcanic activity, the following is provided for your safety;

  • Residents in the area affected by earthquakes are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.
  • Motorist in the affected area be careful of possible cracks on 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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