Update on Eruptions in Leilani Estates
The U.S. Geological Survey has released the latest eruption update:
At 1:24 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2018, USGS scientists monitoring the eruption in Leilani Estates walk ed past spatter that had erupted from fissure 5-6 on Leilani Avenue.
Lava was moving down Makamae Street in Leilani Estates at 9:32 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2018:
A lava flow moves on Makamae Street in Leilani Estates at 09:32 a.m. on Saturday, May 6.
As part of their monitoring work, HVO geologists collect samples of spatter for laboratory analysis; information gained from these samples sheds light on what’s happening inside Kīlauea Volcano.