Kilauea Daily Update issued Aug 16, 2015 09:03 Volcano Alert Level WATCH – Aviation Color Code ORANGE

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Activity Summary: Inflationary tilt continues at the summit of Kīlauea. The East Rift Zone lava flow is active northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō, and all breakouts remain within 8 km (5 mi) of the vent. The flow does not currently pose a threat to communities. Low levels of seismic activity continue across the volcano.

Summit Observations: Tiltmeters at Kīlauea’s summit continue to record inflationary tilt that started early on August 14. The summit lava lake remains active, and the lake level has continued to rise, with a current level of …