Kīlauea Volcano — Small Explosions (Fissure 17)

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For the past several days, intermittent small explosions have occurred at the west end of Fissure 17. These explosions throw large pieces of spatter to a height of about 150 m (500 ft).

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Length: 00:00:37

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US

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16 May 2018 - Kīlauea Volcano
U.S. Geological Survey - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

For the past several days, intermittent small explosions have occurred at the west end of Fissure 17. These explosions throw large pieces of spatter to a height of about 150 m (500 ft).

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