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WATCH: New USGS footage shows Kilauea volcano lava flow is diminishing

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HAWAII -

Volcanic activity seems to be slowing down on Hawaii's big island. 

A team with the U.S. Geological Survey flew over Fissure 8 on Kilauea Volcano's lower east rift zone last week to discover a lava pond inside the cinder cone had crusted over with no active lava in sight.  

At the height of the volcano's eruption, Fissue 8 unleashed a river of lava which stretched out into the sea.

The fissure has since calmed down, but other party of the volcano remain active. 

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