Post by Shep on May 5, 2018 17:03:55 GMT
Kilauea Eruption, 6.9 earthquake Hawaii
May 5, 2018 - A large 6.9 earthquake shook Leilani Estates, Hawaii on the Big Island, sending people fleeing from buildings. It was felt across the Big Island from Hilo to Kona and as far away as Oahu. Lava threat forces evacuations, school closures.
The 6.9 earthquake May 4 occurred as a result of reverse faulting on the south flank of Kilauea volcano, in the east rift zone. The quake is directly associated with volcanic activity at Kilauea volcano.
Major quake hits Hawaii, prompts further volcano eruptions
An earthquake shook Hawaii's Big Island on Friday, prompting fresh eruptions of a volcano that has been spewing lava near residential areas, forcing hundreds of people to flee.
The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at 12:32 pm (2232 GMT) and was centered on the south flank of the Kilauea volcano, which first erupted on Thursday after a series of tremors on the island.
Kilauea volcano 6.9 Earthquake
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Kilauea volcano shakes Hawaii
Earthquake 6.9 and streets exploding lava
The ground steams!
Streets crack open, full of hot lava!
Whole lotta shakin goin on!
6.9 Hawaii Earthquake
Kilauea Eruption (Hawaii)
Hawaii Kilauea quake
May 3, 2018 Hawaii on high alert. - Kilauea, most active Hawaii volcano, began spewing lava into a residential area, forcing evacuations after hundreds of small earthquakes telegraphed an impending eruption. Leilani Estates in lower Puna threatened, about 25 miles from Kilauea.
The new flow began hours after a 5.0-magnitude earthquake.
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