A new vent that just opened at the world’s most active volcano in Hawaii caused geysers of lava to shoot 65-feet in the air. According to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, the Kilauea Volcano “fissure eruption was spotted shortly after the floor at the Pu’u O’o crater collapsed around 5 p.m. Saturday; it occurred along the middle of Kilauea’s east rift zone, about 2 miles west of Pu’u O’o.” Videos after the break.
Kilauea has been in constant eruption since Jan. 3, 1983. At the summit, lava receded rapidly late Saturday but seemed to slow Sunday. There were also about 150 small earthquakes were recorded within Kilauea in the past 24 hours.