Kilauea Daily Update issued May 19, 2014 07:19 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 the start of weak deflationary tilt and the lava-lake level receded slightly. 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 minor fluctuations until weak DI deflationary tilt started just before …

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