East Rift Zone Photos, July 12July 12, 2018, 6:30 PM HST (Updated July 12, 2018, 6:30 PM)
The County of Hawai‘i released these pictures taken from an overflight by the Hawai‘i County Fire Department of the East Rift Zone on Thursday, July 12, 2018.
The U.S. Geological Survey released this photo on July 12, 2018.
Fume in the center left is rising from overflows where the lava channel bends to the south before reaching Kapoho Crater. Ocean entries can be seen on the horizon near Kapoho (left) and just offshore of Ahalanui Beach Park, also known as “Warm Ponds” (right).