6:30pm Eruption Update

As of 6:30 pm the Kilauea summit was filling quickly. Within 3 hours the summit has filled to 3/4 of the floor. The Eye @ 6:30pm

Kilauea is Erupting

Kilauea Eruption 1-6-2023 Kilauea Advisory Level = WARNINGAviation Color Code = RED. As of 2023-01-06 02:35:52 UTC, HVO Kilauea RED/WARNING - Kīlauea summit eruption has resumed. RED/WARNING upgrade from ORANGE/WATCH.Change to current status on 2023-01-06 02:35:52 UTC from Alert Level WATCH and Aviation Color Code ORANGEFor more information, see: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/hans2/view/notice/DOI-USGS-HVO-2023-01-05T17:23:55-08:00

Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Volcanic Hazards: Alert Level Air quality/volcanic gas plume (fissure eruption):High levels of volcanic gas, including sulfur dioxide (SO2) , are emitted from the fissure vents. As SO2 is released from the eruption, it will react in the atmosphere with oxygen, sunlight, moisture, and other gases and particles and within hours to days, convert to fine particles. The particles scatter sunlight and … Continue reading Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Volcanic Hazards: Alert Level Air quality/volcanic gas plume (fissure eruption):High levels of volcanic gas, including sulfur dioxide (SO2) , are emitted from the fissure vents. As SO2 is released from the eruption, it will react in the atmosphere with oxygen, sunlight, moisture, and other gases and particles and within hours to days, convert to fine particles. The particles scatter sunlight and … Continue reading Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Sending Out the Meter Readers Before The Lava Arrives.

The Hawaiian Electric meter readers were out in force the morning after the eruption of Mauna Loa. Amazing how fast they can respond to lava.

Lava Eruption: Filters for your doors and windows

Measure you doorways and windows that you want to leave open to get fresh air. Go to your hardware store and pick up HVAC Filters. They have various sizes. I used 20 x 25 on the doors and 16x 20 for the windows. You need 2 pieces of wood 1“x 2” x 8 feet per … Continue reading Lava Eruption: Filters for your doors and windows

Mauna Loa Eruption Alert Levels

This image is from a temporary research camera positioned on the north rim of Mokuʻāweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa volcano by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. If you look carefully around early morning or late evening, you may see a few thermal areas emitting steam. See 'Current Activity' for the latest Mauna Loa … Continue reading Mauna Loa Eruption Alert Levels

Mauna Loa Eruption

This is a picture from Costco Kona

WARNING: Volcano Eruption

This is a Civil Defense Message. This is an Eruption message for Monday, November 28th at 12:30 AM. USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports an eruption at the summit of Mauna Loa is occurring. USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Civil Defense are activated and monitoring the situation. The eruption is confined to the summit of … Continue reading WARNING: Volcano Eruption

Timing The Sleeping Giant, More Earthquakes

Rising gradually to more than 4 km (13,100 ft) above sea level, Mauna Loa is the largest active volcano on our planet. Each day comes a new round of quakes. Residents wondering if and when. Getting ready takes some money and most live day by day. Over 40 quakes a day as a minimum. What … Continue reading Timing The Sleeping Giant, More Earthquakes