17 mai 2018

Hawaii volcano: New fissure spits lava in aftermath of Kilauea eruption


The spattering at fissure 18, shown above, on Kilauea Volcano's Lower East Rift Zone, follows a red aviation alert from USGS, warning airlines and pilots to avoid the area. Sulphur dioxide gas, which is the cause of ‘ vog ’ and volcanic ash, is not only destructive for aircraft engines, but USGS have also warned that steam driven eruptions could thrust ash 20,000 feet high into the air. The audio captured the sounds of explosions and the crackling of burning vegetation, as the fissures spewed [...]