Kīlauea Eruption Update: Short cycles & Big Ooze-up, July 28, 2022 – lanikai-beach

Every week brings more lava into Kīlauea’s summit crater, with changes in the landscape captivating visitors’ attention without any increased volcanic threat. Cycles of deflation and inflation seen on ground tilt have shortened in length and increased in frequency, bringing eruption pulses of ooze-up flows and overflows of the persistent lava lake at the surface. Gas emissions varied within the current usual range, recently swirling this eruption’s primary hazard the summit area and still affecting the usual downwind residents. This week marks 10 months of this latest phase of Kīlauea’s eruption.

highlights of the past week include earthquakes of M4.3 under Pāhala followed by M4.6 offshore on Kamaʻehuakanaloa, we in the usual line-up along with the latest monitoring data and webcams images courtesy of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, highlighting the graphics and discussing live viewer questions as we go. We update eruption statistics, rates and offer perspective on the volumes compared to 2018, and include a Two Pineapples lava video filmed from a public overlook within the National Park. We give Maunaloa volcano the usual treatment before updating our Community Corner with the current schedule for USGS flights over Kīlauea, HVNP public input forums, the upcoming Experience Volcano festival on July 30-31, and this week’s USGS Volcano Watch on the Wahapele flow of Hualālai volcano above Kailua-Kona.

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