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KILAUEA VOLCANO GENERAL /KVG/ #6

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PROOF SHIT IS GOING DOWN
>Lava in the caldera evacuated overnight.

Why is that important?
>Prelude to the eruption – a draining lava lake and a swarm of earthquakes

>A lava lake drained out of Halema‘uma‘u in February 1924, followed by a severe earthquake swarm in lower Puna, 50 km down the east rift zone. The seismic activity began building in early April, reaching its peak on April 23 with ground cracking, faulting, coastal subsidence, and hundreds of felt earthquakes. These events indicated the transfer of magma from the summit to lower Puna, either the same magma that left Halemaumau or stored magma that was pushed ahead by that which drained away.

>The explosions were powered mainly by steam, generated as groundwater came in contact with hot rocks. At Kīlauea, volcanologists think this happens when lava drains from the conduit—probably a few meters wide— connecting the lava lake and a deeper magma body. Below the water table, a conduit filled with magma keeps water out, but, once the conduit empties, groundwater can flow into the still-hot conduit, where it quickly flashes to steam.

>No matter whether Kīlauea is in an effusive period, as it is now, or in an explosive period, as it was between about 1500 and the early 19th-century, it should be considered an explosive volcano.

>https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/volcanoes/kilauea/geo_hist_1924_halemaumau.html

CONCERNING THE QUAKES
>Totally depends WHERE they are occurring, not just size. The fact so many have started to occur in the CALDERA itself is extremely alarming bc, there is no fault in the caldera...where quakes typically occur. So a 3 or 5.0 in the caldera means A LOT of shit is moving around.

LIVE STREAM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbvW9Ki1bDU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbvW9Ki1bDU

>HVO Kilauea RED/WARNING - Strong earthquakes in the Kilauea summit region related to ongoing deflation
https://twitter.com/USGSVolcanoes/status/996912403232129025