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Threat Level at Kilauea Lowered, Signaling the End of an Eruptive Era

Residents who live and work along parts of Hawaii Island’s decimated lower east rift zone can rest a little easier tonight — current eruptions at Kilauea appear to be over for now.

The Hawaii Volcano Observatory lowered the alert level at Kilauea from “advisory” to “normal” on Tuesday, signifying what the agency says is a return to a non-eruptive state.

It’s the lowest of the agency’s four alert levels, which also escalate up to “watch” and “warning.”

Read more at Hawaii News Now

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