This is an amazing sight.
Today at 4:00 p.m. – what a difference a day makes. #Lavaflow from #Fissure8 #KilaueaEruption is filling in #Kapoho Bay. Only the northern portion of the bay remains submerged. https://t.co/oIEvfvO0AE pic.twitter.com/xQmNjFK81P
— USGS Volcanoes? (@USGSVolcanoes) June 4, 2018
This is 200 miles southeast of Honolulu on the island of Hawai’i (called the Big Island here), and it’s in the southeastern-most part of that island. Roughly 95% of the Big Island is unaffected by the eruption.