Eruptions After Nightfall Seen in Hawaii's Puna as New Fissure Reported
The 17th fissure to erupt in recent days near Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano remained active late on Monday, May 14, 24 hours after it first opened.
In footage captured by the National Guard, red lava is seen flickering in the darkness from fissure 17.
Residents in Puna have faced several rounds of evacuations and multiple volcanic eruptions in the wake of an earthquake near the Kilauea volcano on May 4.
The USGS said on Monday that a 19th fissure had been spotted at the east end of Lanipuna Gardens.
National Guard via Storyful