Small Rockfall & Lava Explosion in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 5/3/15

Small Rockfall & Lava Explosion in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 5/3/15

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Small Rockfall & Lava Explosion in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 5/3/15

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If you want to be on the cusp of geology go hang out by the summit lava lake in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park located on the big island of Hawaii…..

“A small explosive event that occurred at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the summit lava lake. A collapse of a portion of the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater wall impacted the lake and triggered an explosion of spatter. Fist-size clasts were found scattered along the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater near the closed visitor overlook”

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