(BIVN) – Volcanic activity on Kilauea volcano’s East Rift Zone continues, and scientists with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are documenting it.
On February 10 at 8:21 in the morning, a large portion of the northeastern rim of the west pit in Pu’u O’o collapsed. Prior to and during the rim collapse, the adjacent ground also subsided.
There have been several active breakouts and lava channels on the Pulama pali over the past few days.
No lava is flowing into the ocean, and the ongoing flows do not pose any threat to nearby communities at this time.
USGS also produced a new map of the flow field: