Potential for eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano declines

  • This Aug. 13, 2021 photograph provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the crater of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island in Hawaii National Park, Hawaii. Geologists on Tuesday, Aug. 24 said they had detected a swarm of earthquakes at the volcano, though it is not erupting. (Drew Downs/U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

HONOLULU — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Thursday it lowered its alert level for Kilauea volcano to advisory from watch after the immediate potential for an eruption had diminished.