Fissure 8 Kilauea Volcano Tracking Active Lava Flows

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The fissure 8 lava fountain height has diminished. Previously, fountain heights reached a sustained 260 ft. During the overnight hours of June 4-5, fluctuating heights were measured at about 100 to 160 ft. The fountain is partially obscured by a cone built by lava spatter, which is about 115 ft high. View from Nohea and Leilani Streets, in the Leilani Estates subdivision. U.S. Geological survey scientists use fly-overs to track active lava flows. Credits: USGS

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