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VIDEO: Lava activity elevated at Kilauea

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has released video showing lava splattering in Halemaumau Crater.

Scientists say the video shows, "vigorous spattering along the south margin of the Halemaumau lava lake." The lava level is estimated to be around 260 feet below the floor of Halemaumau Crater.

The overall activity at Kilauea was slightly elevated and inflation and the summit lava lake rise continued.

Overall seismic tremor levels were low and gas emissions were elevated.

Scientists say there is no lava surface flow on the pali or coastal plain and no lava is flowing into the ocean.

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