Listen to the sound of rockfall at Kīlauea Volcano's summit

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Detailed Description

At 2:42 PM HST on July 12, 2018, a collapse explosion event occurred at Kīlauea's summit. The energy released by the event was equivalent to a M5.3 earthquake. The event generated rockfall in Halema‘uma‘u Crater and along the steep Kīlauea summit caldera walls. Listen to the sounds of the rockfall in this short video taken from the northeast rim of the Kīlauea caldera.


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