New Pu`u `O`o breakouts

Lava broke out of the upper east flank of Pu`u `O`o today, sending channelized flows downslope.  We’ll see if they continue.  This event follows an abrupt 50 (!) microradian inflation last night. 

Lava flowing from Puu Oo cone

Lava breakout from the east flank of Pu`u `O`o at 5:40pm on Sept.21, 2011.

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