Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 8, 2018

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Cracks and fissures in lower East Rift Zone

 

At 03:00 HST. Looking southwest down Leilani Street just off the i...

At 03:00 HST. Looking southwest down Leilani Street just off the intersection with Pohoiki Road.

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Preliminary map showing location of fissures 13 and 14, prepared by...

Preliminary map showing location of fissures 13 and 14, prepared by geologists on site in Leilani Estates at 16:06 p.m. today. Both fissures were briefly active this afternoon. Geologists reported fissure 13 activity had diminished by about 5 p.m. HST.

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Aerial view of fissure 13 that became active mid-afternoon today....

Aerial view of fissure 13 that became active mid-afternoon today.

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