By Rosemarie Bernardo email@example.com
Dec. 6, 2022
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VIDEO COURTESY USGS
Watch a live webcam video of the Mauna Loa eruption from Fissure No. 3.
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
A Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist measured how fast the lava was flowing Monday. On average, the velocity of lava within the channel is estimated at nearly 32 feet per second. A panoramic image shows the Fissure 3 lava channel Monday at a high elevation on Mauna Loa’s Northeast Rift Zone.