Kīlauea Volcano — Summit Explosion (June 10, 2018)

Detailed Description

Another explosion occurred at Halema‘uma‘u at 12:51 a.m. HST today, releasing energy equivalent to a magnitude-5.3 earthquake. Following the explosion, summit activity consisted mostly of passive degassing at Halema‘uma‘u, similar to what is shown in this image taken mid-morning. Seismicity at the summit decreased after the explosion, but has been increasing throughout the day.


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US