Fissure 17 — slow sticky a'a flow emerges

Aerial view of a fissure erupting lava

Detailed Description

At 8:00 a.m. HST. A slow sticky a'a flow emerges from a new fissure just over a half mile northeast of the end of Hinalo Street. The new fissure - fissure 17 - is about one half mile south of Hwy 132. Some reports have referred to this fissure as number 18 but that is not correct. Fissure 18 had not erupted by this time.


Image Dimensions: 3024 x 4032

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US