PAHOA, Hawaii — Kīlauea belched a towering column of smoke and ash above the Big Island on Tuesday as small earthquakes shook the area — a show of force from the volcano that's not been seen for awhile.
But the eruption Tuesday was not as serious as some have feared and so far has fallen short of a catastrophic massive steam emission. Strong trade winds are blowing the ash away from the island’s major population centers and scientists say there’s little danger to the public from the latest eruption.
So, we thought it would be interesting to give you access to a lot of different tools you can use to monitor the situation going on in Hawaii right now.
USGS Panorama of Kīlauea Caldera from HVO Observation Tower [KIcam] *Images are screenshots from a camera in the area. Refresh the page
USGS Panorama of Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater Thermal from the North Rim *Images are screenshots from a camera in the area. Refresh the page
USGS Panorama of Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater Single Frame from the North Rim *Images are screenshots from a camera in the area. Refresh the page
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