Lava From Mauna Loa's Northeast Rift Zone Edges Closer to Highway

Footage captured by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows lava spurting out of fissure 3 at the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii, and edging closer to a major highway, on Sunday, December 4.

According to the USGS, the fissure 3 lava flows were about 2.25 miles from the Daniel K Inouye Highway, with the advancement rate slowing significantly.

The USGS said it did not expect any eruptive activity outside the Northeast Rift Zone. Credit: United States Geological Survey via Storyful

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