Lava remains about 150 yards from Pohoiki boat ramp

  • USGS photo Wednesday's overflight by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory showed little advancement of the westernmost ocean entry. According to Civil Defense, lava is about 150 yards from the Pohoiki boat ramp at Isaac Hale Park, near the light-colored structure just left of center in this photo.

UPDATED 12:26 p.m. July 26: The summit caldera of Kīlauea underwent a collapse-explosion event at 12:09 p.m. today with a equivalent energy of a magnitude-5.4 earthquake, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.