New fissure forms east of PGV

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Lava blasts out of fissure No. 16 today northeast of Lanipuna Gardens.
  • Triangles mark fissures that have erupted during the lower Puna eruption. Courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense.

Lava erupted this morning from a volcanic fissure northeast of Lanipuna Gardens and east of Puna Geothermal Venture, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.