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Since May 2, the lava lake in the crater began to drop, which increases the chances for a phreatic explosion.
What volcanic feature, located inside the crater of an erupting Hawaiian volcano, has been dropping for weeks, increasing geologists' concerns that a phreatic eruption is likely?
As pressure builds, eventually Kilauea will explode steam, hurling any loose rocks with it — a phenomenon known as a phreatic explosion, Tina Neal, a geologist with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, said at the news conference.
The volcano had experienced a phreatic explosion (water-magma explosions) in early January.
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