Kilauea Daily Update issued May 18, 2014 06:29 Volcano Alert Level WATCH - Aviation Color Code ORANGE

Activity Summary: The eruption continued at the summit and within the east rift zone. The summit tiltmeter network recorded slowing inflationary tilt and the lava-lake level rose. Elevated seismicity beneath the summit area continued but may be decreasing. At the middle east rift zone, no lava activity was observed within Pu`u `O`o crater or on the cone’s upper flanks; however, the Kahauale`a 2 lava flow remained active near its slowly advancing front. Gas emissions remained elevated.

Recent Observations at Kilauea summit: The summit tiltmeters recorded slowing inflationary …

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