East Lae‘apuki shatter ring

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Preview image for video: October 16 , 2006, 06:20:23 to 08:00:22) This is another movie showing a shatter ring in action (see "Shatter ring on the PKK lava tube", 03-20-06). This shatter ring, about 55 meters across and 2.5 meters high, grew between late September and mid-October, 2006, as a result of frequent breakouts from the PKK lava tube just inland from the East Lae‘apuki lava delta, like the breakout shown in the previous movie. The center of the shatter ring, which becomes visible as the shatter ring uplifts, started out about a meter lower than the lava surface outside the shatter ring. Thus, the center of the shatter ring uplifted about 5 meters during this event. Lava emerges from the base of the shatter ring when the overlying rubble is pushed up and out of the way. The images that make up this movie were acquired by a time-lapse camera positioned on a tumulus about 75 meters east of the shatter ring. Movie Details: File size = 9.9 MB Image interval = 1 minute Playback speed = 10 frames/sec Movie duration = 00:00:10 Camera Coordinates (WGS84): Lat: 19.3144º Long: -155.0585º View direction = ~276º


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