Hawaii Volcanoes National Park scientists report deflation at Kilauea

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(Courtesy: USGS)

HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (KHON2) –Hawaii Volcanoes National Park says scientists noticed the ground at the Kilauea summit deflated.

They say there’s no spatter or fountaining lava coming out of the west vent.

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They say volcani gas emissions are down dramatically from 250 tonnes/day to 2500 tonnes/day last week.

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There’s also no spatter or fountaining lava coming out of the single west vent, and volcanic gas emissions have decreased dramatically over the past week.

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