Kīlauea LERZ Fissures and Flows, May 14 2:30 p.m.

Kīlauea Lower East Rift Zone Fissures and Flows, May 14 at 2:30 p.m...

Detailed Description

Map as of 2:30 p.m. HST, May 14, shows the location of fissure 17, which opened yesterday morning at approximately 4:30 a.m. HST., and the area covered by an ‘A‘ā flow since then. The flow front as of 2:30 p.m. is shown by the small red circle with label. The flow is following well a path of steepest descent (blue line), immediately south of the 1955 ‘A‘ā flow boundary. Shaded purple areas indicate lava flows erupted in 1840, 1955, 1960, and 2014-2015.


Image Dimensions: 908 x 702

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